There But For Fortune: Democracy Now Interview

January 06, 2011

Phil Ochs: The Life and Legacy of a Legendary American Folk Singer


 

Phil_ochs The legendary American folk singer Phil Ochs is widely regarded as one of the world’s most influential political musicians. Rising to fame in the 1960s, Ochs used his music to both chronicle and help mobilize the labor rights, civil rights and antiwar movements. A new documentary, Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune, has just been released chronicling Ochs’ life. We speak with Phil Ochs’ brother Michael and Kenneth Bowser, the director of the film, which premiered yesterday in New York City . . . Click here to read more, hear the interview.

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