Phil Ochs – When I’m Gone – Lyrics about speaking your truth now.

Another great track

Opher's World

Phil Ochs

‘There’s no time like the present’, my Mum used to say. She was right. We live in a world that is full of problems and things that need addressing. While there is poverty, environmental catastrophe, cruelty, inequality, war, fundamentalism, creationism, ISIS and exploitation there are things worth shouting about.

We have to open our mouths and speak our minds in the hope that someone will listen and we can make things better.

I am a great believer that we build the zeitgeist that we all swim in. We can make the world a better place. All the problems are solvable. We need to force them into being a priority. They can then be addressed and improved.

It is not futile.

Phil felt that his songs, words and life was meaningless. He thought no one was listening or valuing his ideas. He was wrong. He helped change thing even though he…

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