Phil Ochs in Print
Of course, Phil wrote a number of things while studying journalism at
Ohio State. I do not have a listing of these, but I am told they are
easy to find at Ohio State. I would welcome a listing of these
writings (I would be even happier to get copies).
Phil Ochs' own writings
- The Art of Bob Dylan's ``Hattie
Carroll'', Broadside 48, July 20 1964; page 2
- An Interview with Phil Ochs, Broadside, no. 63,
- Interview with Phil Ochs (part 3),
Broadside, no. 91, May 1968
- Have You Heard? The War is Over!
Village Voice, 23-Nov-1967
- Ochs: It Ain't Me Babe,
Village Voice, 12-Aug-1965
- An Open Letter From Phil Ochs to Irwin Silber, Paul Wolfe
and Joseph E. Levine,
Broadside, No. 54, 20-Jan-1965
- Topical Songs and Folksinging, 1965, A Symposium,
Sing Out!, 1965.
Reprinted in Melody Maker, Nov 1965 and by David A. DeTurk and
A. Poulin, Jr., The American Folk Scene,
Dell Publishing, 1967
- Phil Ochs, Songs of Phil Ochs,
Appleseed Music, New York, 1964, 32 pp.
[index on cover 3], illus. [With an
introduction, foreword by
Gordon Friesen, lyrics/music to 23 songs]
- Phil Ochs, The War Is Over,
Collier Books, New York, 1968, 96 pp., illus.
[Publ. Mar. 1968, reprinted 1971--see Eliot 1989:150-151; with
photos, 8 articles/commentaries, 4 poems, lyrics/music to 26
songs, discography first 5 albums]
The articles included:
- "THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WEREN'T" from CAVALIER Magazine,
- "AND THAT'S PHIL OCHS" from the LOS ANGELES OPEN CITY
November 1967 by Andy Wickham.
- "HAVE YOU HEARD? THE WAR IS OVER," and "SUNG OUT," from
the NYC VILLAGE VOICE, Nov. 23rd, 1967 and July 21st, 1966.
- "Broadside Interview" from the NY Broadside Magazine
(#63), Oct. 15, 1965.
- "The NEWPORT PNEUMONIA FUZZ FESTIVAL", from the REALIST,
#61, August 1965.
Books entirely or substantially on Phil Ochs
Excluded are the many books
on rock or folk artists giving rather brief information (i.e., less than
a page or so), Baggelaar & Milton have one of the best brief accounts on
Rolling Stone Magazine
Here is a list of every appearance of Phil in Rolling
Stone (almost all of these are available from
- "Ochs Memorial: There But For Fortune"; '76
- "Notes From The Underground: Abbie Hoffman's Song For Brother Phil";
- "God Help The Troubador: Pissing Away The Memories With Phil Ochs" (2
- "Ochs By Penn"; '88
- "Phil Ochs Song To Stay Around"; '68, #5
- "Phil Ochs Thuds At Carnegie Hall" (concert review); '70
- "All The News That Fit To Sing" & "A Toast To Those Who Are
- "Outside Of A Small Circle Of Friends" 45 RPM; '67, #3
- "Tape From California"; '68
- "Farewell & Fantasies"; '97
- "Pleasures Of The Harbor" LP (full pg); '67, #2
- "Tape From California" LP (full pg); '68
- "Rehearsals For Retirement" LP; '69
- "Phil Ochs Greatest Hits" LP (full pg); '70
- "Chords Of Fame" LP; '76
- "Death Of A Rebel Starring Phil Ochs & A Small Circle Of Friends" book
by Marc Eliot; '79
Articles about Phil
- Phil Ochs: Kipling of the New Left by Peter
Schjeldahl in "Avante Garde" #6, January 1969
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