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Phil Ochs

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Sunday, July 15 2007

Part 1: Beethoven to Phil Ochs (1824-1965)

Psalm 100 instructs, "Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!". What more joyful sound than the life-affirming song of protest, for that is the sound wrenched from the deepest grief and suffering, from exhausted and diseased lungs, and the voice raised in tuneful protest is among the most beautiful of human sounds. Sing out, indeed!


Reviews

Wednesday, August 31 2011

Folk Rebel Blues: 'Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune'

As a folk-rebel, Phil Ochs feels charmed and harmed and rattled, talented and slightly twisted, in-the-grain and adrift at the same time.


News

Friday, August 5 2011

'60s folkie Phil Ochs sings again in documentary

Phil Ochs didn't just chronicle the civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s in song, he was part of them. Like Bob Dylan, his


Thursday, April 7 2011

Documentary shines light on '60s folk singer Phil Ochs

NEW YORK — Though not the most famous musical figure of the 1960s, the protest singer Phil Ochs was one of the most emblematic. He began


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