“Anybody know who Phil Ochs is?” Lady Gaga called out to her audience at a free concert last summer during the Democratic National Convention. Her setlist
that day was eclectic: from the Beatles to Edith Piaf to her own gay
rights anthem, “Born This Way.” But her decision to perform Ochs’s “The War Is Over,” a 1967 folk song about Vietnam, was particularly surprising.

(via Why Phil Ochs is the obscure ’60s folk singer America needs in 2017 – The Washington Post)

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