There But for Fortune

On this day in 1940, the incredible songwriter, performer and activist Phil Ochs was born.  He wrote some of the greatest, funniest and most touching protest songs ever conceived before ending his own life in 1976.

The era in which I grew up lacked a YouTube or a Spotify, so finding his recordings was hard work, but now we can all watch videos of his performances and his entire library is on Spotify. Yay technology.

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