Phil Ochs - Gunfight At Carnegie Hall album flac
It's hard to describe "Gunfight At Carnegie Hall" - it's a one of a kind live document that also happened to be the last LP of Phil's released in his lifetime (and only in Canada, several years after the concerts took place). Much has been written on the concerts, so I won't go into too much details (I recommend Michael Schumacher's excellent biography on Ochs, "There But For Fortune", as it covers this event and a lot more. but needless to say, I would of killed to have been at the two shows. Instead they got gold lamae suit Phil Ochs, doing a mix of 1950's rock 'n' roll songs and his songs from the 1960's. Many fans were outraged, and while some sense of this comes across on the album, one has to remember that this LP was cobbled together from tapes from both shows, so it's a disjointed set of recordings (tapes do exists of both entire shows, and circulate in the "underground" community.
Features Song Lyrics for Phil Ochs's Gunfight At Carnegie Hall album. Mona Lisa - 1970/Live At Carnegie Hall Lyrics. 2. I Ain't Marchin' Anymore - 1970/Live At Carnegie Hall Lyrics. 3. Chords Of Fame - 1970/Live At Carnegie Hall Lyrics. 4. Pleasures Of The Harbor - 1970/Live At Carnegie Hall Lyrics. 5. Tape From California - 1970/Live At Carnegie Hall Lyrics. 6. I Ain't Marching Anymore Lyrics.
Gunfight At Carnegie Hall is Phil Ochs' final album, comprising songs recorded at the infamous, gold-suited, bomb-threat shortened first set at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 27, 1970, though it contains less than half of the actual concert. The shows recorded that day served to surprise Ochs' fans, from his gold lamé Nudie suit modeled after Elvis Presley's to his covers of Presley, Conway Twitty, Buddy Holly and Merle Haggard songs, to his own re-arranged songs.
Gunfight at Carnegie Hall. CD - Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab. Always a student of popular culture, he harked back to the rebellious tone of 1950s rock & roll and wedded it to the revolutionary fervor of the late '60s - or at least that was the idea for Gunfight at Carnegie Hall. Beginning a tour the month that Greatest Hits was released, he wore the suit onstage and for the first time used a backing band, mixing his own new and old songs with medleys of songs associated with Presley and Buddy Holly, as well as a version of "Mona Lisa," and even Merle Haggard's recent anti-hippie anthem "Okie From Muskogee.
All the News That's Fit to Sing was Phil Ochs's first official album. Recorded in 1964 for Elektra Records, it was full of many elements that would come back throughout his career. It was the album that defined his "singing journalist" phase, strewn with songs whose roots were allegedly pulled from Newsweek magazine. It is one in a long line of folk albums used to tell stories about everyday struggles and hardships.
The chaos that surrounded Phil Ochs' performances at Carnegie Hall on March 27, 1970, included unruly audience members (who didn't understanding why their folk-protest hero was performing Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley medleys in a gold lamé Nudie suit) and a telephone bomb threat that ended the first concert prematurely. A second set went overtime and the sound was cut, which led to the protesting heard on this release. The songs here, however, are all from the abbreviated first set; the album also includes between-song banter that explains Ochs' state of mind.
Request an album send to friend. Gunfight At Carnegie Hall (1975). Phil Ochs - Gunfight At Carnegie Hall. Discography: Phil Ochs. Pleasures Of The Harbor (2000). Phil Ochs In Concert (1976). Last Stand At Gerde'S (Live July 1975) (1975).
Gunfight At Carnegie Hall is the final album by Phil Ochs released during his lifetime, comprising songs recorded at the infamous, gold-suited, bomb-threat shortened first show at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 27, 1970, though it contains less than half of the actual concert. The shows recorded that day served to surprise Ochs' fans, from his gold. lamé Nudie suit, modeled after Elvis Presley's, to his covers of Presley, Conway Twitty, Buddy Holly and Merle Haggard songs, to his own re-arranged songs
Greatest Hits (Phil Ochs album). Greatest Hits was Phil Ochs' seventh LP and final studio album. Contrary to its title, it offered ten new tracks of material, mostly produced by Van Dyke Parks, and was released in 1970. Focusing more on country music than any other album in Ochs' canon, it featured an impressive number of musicians, including members of The Byrds and Elvis Presley's backing group alongside mainstays Lincoln Mayorga and Bob Rafkin