Phil Ochs and John Bassette in Concert at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio

http://www.greenecountyroom.info/cdm/ref/collection/WYSOProgram/id/180

Phil Ochs (December 19, 1940 – April 9, 1976) and John Bassette (December 28, 1941 – November 2006) performed a concert at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio on October 30, 1972. Ochs gave an interview were he talked about politics, music, pot, drugs and life. Ochsdescribed himself as a “left social democrat.” Phil Ochs performed the following songs on this part of the audio recording :
The Pells
I’m Going to Say It Now
Ringing of Revolution
Is There Anybody Here
Ochs performed at many Vietnam protests, civil rights rallies, student and organized labor events over the course of his career. Bassette performed at many street fairs and events in the Northeast Ohio area, and favored benefits for charitable causes.
This audio recording PA 378 A is continued on audio recording PA 378 B.

 

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