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Joe Boyd's A-Z: letter "P"

Joe Boyd's A-Z: letter "P"

Chart positions

This upload was 11th in the #blues chart and 44th in the #folk chart.

Once he was going to be 'the next Bob Dylan'. But his Bobness wrong-footed him by veering away from political songwriting. You could say that Phil Ochs was always a more committed balladeer than Dylan and maybe even a better one.

"Only as rich as the poorest of the poor..."

Phil Ochs: The Power and the Glory
Woody Guthrie: Pastures of Plenty
Phil Ochs: Bound For Glory
Faron Young: For The Love Of A Woman Like You
Phil Ochs: Days of Decision
Phil Ochs: One More Parade
Phil Ochs: Automation Song
Phil Ochs: The Party
Phil Ochs: A Small Circle of Friends
Phil Ochs: Ruben Jaramillo


Charles Ashurst

Phil Ochs is my guiding star. In his obscurity he went far.