The folk singer Phil Ochs, who committed suicide in 1976, is the subject of a new documentary, “Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune.” Joan Baez to Tom Hayden, “Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune” paints a very different picture. Philip David Ochs (/ ˈ oʊ k s /; December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) was an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer) and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor, earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative lyrics, and distinctive voice. I added a verse to the end to make the song more relevant to the current times we are facing. In my opinion...the Am fits the song better than an FM. We are able to understand that Ochs’ lasting legacy in both music and politics ultimately mirrored the complexities and contradictions of the country he loved -- and his life, … Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube Playback options Tracks 1-4 taken from "All The News That's Fit To Sing" Tracks 5-8 taken from "I Ain't Marching Anymore" Tracks 9-18 taken from "Phil Ochs In Concert". Its title is taken from one of Ochs' best known songs, "There but for Fortune" (1963). He wrote hundreds of songs in the 1960s and 1970s and released eight albums. The film, released theatrically in January 2011, was written and directed by Kenneth Bowser. In the 2010 Ochs documentary There But for Fortune, Sonny Ochs, his sister, describes his final days in early 1976 at her house in Far Rockaway, New … Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune is a documentary film on the life and times of folk singer-songwriter Phil Ochs. Watch the video for There But for Fortune from Phil Ochs's There But For Fortune for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. "There But For Fortune" compiled by Michael Ochs.
I changed the Fm chord in the first line to an Am.
A new documentary, "Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune," which opens next Friday at the Balboa, recounts his life and work, including his early Village days (glancing at … I thought it worked better and simplified the chords.