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Pages: 31. Chapters: Capital Crusaders football coaches, Capital
University alumni, Capital University faculty, Phil Ochs, Jennifer
Brunner, Deborah Pryce, Jim Jordan, Bradley A. Smith, Paul McNulty,
Pat Tiberi, James Swearingen, Joe Loth, Eric Norelius, Scott
Oelslager, Capital University Law School, Matthias Loy, Manny
Matsakis, Joe Sulzer, George Rex, Betty Young, Jim Collins, Rodney
K. Smith, Gerard C. Bond, Pi Kappa Lambda, Greg Lashutka, Mike
Shoemaker, Theodore E. Long, Vaughn Wiester. Excerpt: Connection
Timeout Philip David Ochs (; December 19, 1940 - April 9, 1976) was
an American protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer)
and songwriter who was known for his sharp wit, sardonic humor,
earnest humanism, political activism, insightful and alliterative
lyrics, and haunting voice. He wrote hundreds of songs in the 1960s
and released eight albums in his lifetime. Ochs performed at many
political events, including anti-Vietnam War and civil rights
rallies, student events, and organized labor events over the course
of his career, in addition to many concert appearances at such
venues as New York City's Town Hall and Carnegie Hall. Politically,
Ochs described himself as a "left social democrat" who became an
"early revolutionary" after the protests at the 1968 Democratic
National Convention in Chicago led to a police riot, which had a
profound effect on his state of mind. After years of prolific
writing in the 1960s, Ochs's mental stability declined in the
1970s. He eventually succumbed to a number of problems including
bipolar disorder and alcoholism, and took his own life in 1976.
Some of Ochs's major influences were Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger,
Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Bob Gibson, Faron Young, Merle Haggard,
John Wayne, and John F. Kennedy. His best-known songs include "I
Ain't Marching Anymore," "Changes," "Crucifi...
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