Friday, 3 June 2011

Phil Ochs in the News

The Political Bob Dylan
Broadside magazine asked Phil Ochs, another “protest” singer-songwriter, if he thought that Dylan would like to see his protest songs “buried. ...

Phil Ochs - protest singer for his time and ours
The Reaction
A few weeks ago a friend gave me a copy of a relatively new documentary about the life and times of singer-songwriter Phil Ochs. Ochs wasn't all that famous ...

From The 'Vinyl Deeps,' Ellen Willis Wrote About Rock
Phil Ochs had predicted that Dylan might someday be assassinated by a fan. Pete Seeger believed Dylan could become the country's greatest troubadour, ...

Reliving the glory days of folk music
As the sixties unfolded, Phil Ochs brought a political sensibility to the proceedings, while more introspective writers like Fred Neil and Tim Buckley dealt ...

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