Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night by Billy Bragg. Please check back for more Billy Bragg lyrics.

I Dreamed I Saw Phil Ochs Last Night Lyrics

Artist: Billy Bragg
Album: The Internationale

I dreamed I saw Phil Ochs last night
Alive as you and me
Says I to Phil "You're ten years dead"
"I never died" says he
"I never died" says he

The music business killed you Phil
They ignored the things you said
And cast you out when fashions changed
Says Phil "But I ain't dead"
Says Phil "But I ain't dead"

The FBI harassed you Phil
They smeared you with their lies
Says he "But they could never kill
What they could not compromise
I never compromised"

"Though fashion's changed and critics sneered
The songs that I have sung
Are just as true tonight as then
The struggle carries on
The struggle carries on"

With the song of freedom rings out loud
From valleys and from hills
Where people stand up for their rights
Phil Ochs is with us still
Phil Ochs inspires us still

Words: Billy Bragg Music: Earl Robinson


no comments yet

Billy Bragg Lyrics
Billy Bragg The Internationale Lyrics

More Billy Bragg Music Lyrics:
Billy Bragg - Eisler On The Go Lyrics
Billy Bragg - It Says Here Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Rotting On Remand Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Sexuality Lyrics
Billy Bragg - She Came Along To Me Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Sugardaddy Lyrics
Billy Bragg - This Guitar Says Sorry Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Train, Train Lyrics