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Phil's introduction and a foreword by Gordon Friesen precede the lyrics and music to 23 early Phil Ochs songs.

"Ochs is a major new writer worth watching," commented Robert Shelton of the The New York Times when this first Phil Ochs songbook appeared in print.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published 1964 by Appleseed Music (NY)
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Erik Graff
May 02, 2008 Erik Graff rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: guitarists and singers
Recommended to Erik by: Walter Wallace
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Having been brought up on urban, social protest folk music and wanting to hear a lot more of it by singer-musicians aware of their heritage, I strongly recommend this collection of some of Ochs' early work.
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Philip David Ochs grew up in a non-political middle class family. While in college at Ohio State University, he met Jim Glover who became his roommate & whose father was Phil's political teacher. It was during this time, while he was majoring in journalism, that he formed his political beliefs & started putting them to music.
After 3 years of college, Phil dropped out & went to New Yo
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