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Phil Ochs: One-Way Ticket Home

Phil Mershon, Perfect Sound Forever, September 2001

AROUND 1980, my friend Julia invited me over to listen to a compilation album by a singer named Phil Ochs. I was a college senior, trying desperately not to graduate, and she was a grad student, an amateur musician herself, with a fondness for folkies.

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