Saturday, 16 April 2011

Phil Ochs News: There But for Fortune Documentary to Be Released on DVD

The DVD for Kenneth Bowser's documentary Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune will be released on July 19, 2011.

Phil Ochs' biopic shows dark side of '60s folk music scene
Bellingham Herald
The short and tragic life of Phil Ochs is as involving as the music he wrote and played, and that is saying a great deal. If you remember the 1960s, ...

'Phil Ochs' documentary finally gives Cleveland-bred 1960s singer-songwriter his due
By Michael Sangiacomo, The Plain Dealer
At last Phil Ochs, one of the brightest lights of the 1960s folk scene, is getting a measure of the respect he deserves.

WKSU News: Phil Ochs Remembered
By Vivian Goodman
A new documentary follows protest singer Phil Ochs from his folk roots in Ohio in the 1960s to his emotional collapse and suicide...

A 1960s voice that's still worth hearing in 2011
By Chuck Jaffee
When Phil Ochs came to know Bob Dylan, Ochs changed his tune a little. Instead of saying that he was striving to be the best songwriter alive, Ochs was satisfied to work at being the second best songwriter alive.

1 comment:

Paul Levinson said...

Excellent news! Here's my review of the movie - saw it in NYC in January.