|Monday, Mar 18, 2013 - 6:00 AM
"Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune"
One of the most politically active singer-songwriters to emerge in the 1960s anti-Vietnam War era, Phil Ochs was inspired by Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, but also by Elvis Presley and John Wayne. Ochs was vocal and visible, at political rallies, the Newport Folk Festival, and the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. His protest lyrics - witty, topical, insightful and slightly haunting - are inseparable from those times. G
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