I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night

Billy Bragg


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Earl Robinson, Robinson Bragg
album: Track 2 in album The Internationale
release date: 1990-5
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock
length: 1:30
vocal: Billy Bragg
lyricist: Billy Bragg
composer: Earl Robinson

Album Information

label: Utility Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Bragg The Internationale cover art


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I dreamed I saw Phil Ochs last night
Says I to Phil "you're ten years dead"
"I never died" says he
The music business killed you Phil
And cast you out when fashions changed
Says Phil, "But I ain't dead"
The FBI harassed you Phil
Says he, "But they could never kill what they could not compromise"

"The songs that I have sung"
"The struggle caries on"

From valleys and from hills
Phil Ochs is with us still


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Internationale
  • 2 I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night
  • 3 The Marching Song of the Covert Battalions
  • 4 Blake's Jerusalem
  • 5 Nicaragua Nicaraguita
  • 6 The Red Flag
  • 7 My Youngest Son Came Home Today