There But For Fortune
About the Song
Ochs wrote the song in 1963 & recorded it twice, for New Folks Volume 2 (a 1964 Vanguard compilation recording) and his 1966 "Phil Ochs in Concert" album on Elektra.
Joan Baez recorded it in 1964 & it came out in 1965 on her "Joan Baez/5" album. Her single version of the song was reached #8 on UK charts.Trio are George Grove, formerly with the Kingston Trio for 41 years, Rick Dougherty, former member of the Limeliters and Kingston Trio for 25 years and Jerry Siggins, former lead singer for 27 years of the legendary doo-wop group The Diamonds."