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Song: Outside of A tiny Circle that Friends Lyrics: Phil Ochs(1) (3)Music: Phil Ochs(1) (3)Year: 1967Genre: Country: USA

Oh, Look outside a window, there"s a woman being grabbed,(2) They"ve dragged her to the bushes and also now she"s being stabbed. Perhaps we should speak to the cops and shot to prevent the pain, But monopoly is so lot fun, I"d hate to blow the game. And I"m sure it wouldn"t interest anybody,Outside the a tiny circle of friends.

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Riding down the highway, yes, my ago is acquiring stiff, Thirteen cars room piled up, they"re hanging top top a cliff. Possibly we have to pull them earlier with ours towing chain, however we gotta move and also we can get sued and also it looks favor it"s gonna rain. And I"m certain it wouldn"t interest anybody, external of a tiny circle of friends.This tune was initially posted top top thedesigningfairy.com sweating in the ghetto through the colored and the poor, The rats have joined the babies who are sleeping on the floor.Now wouldn"t it it is in a riot(4) if they really go out their tops? but they got too much currently and besides we acquired the cops. And also I"m sure it wouldn"t interest anybody, external of a small circle the friends.

Oh there"s a dirty file using sex to do a sale, The supreme Court was so upset, they sent him off to jail.(5) perhaps we should aid the fiend and also take far his fine. But we"re busy reading Playboy and the Sunday new York Times. And I"m sure it wouldn"t attention anybody, external of a small circle that friends.This track was originally posted top top thedesigningfairy.com cigarette smoking marihuana is much more fun than drinking beer, yet a friend of our was captured and they gave him thirty years. Possibly we need to raise our voices, ask somebody why, yet demonstrations are a drag, besides we"re lot too high. And also I"m certain it wouldn"t attention anybody, exterior of a tiny circle that friends.

Oh look external a window, there"s a mrs being grabbed, They"ve dragged her to the bushes and now she"s being stabbed. Perhaps we should call the cops and shot to prevent the pain, But syndicate is so much fun, I"d hate to punch the game. And also I"m certain it wouldn"t attention anybody, external of a little circle that friends.

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Down in Santiago whereby they took far our mines,(6) We reduced off all their money so they plunder the storehouse blind. Now maybe we must ask some questions, maybe shed a tear, however I bet you a copper penny, that cannot happen here. And I"m sure it wouldn"t interest anybody, outside of a little circle of friends.

Notes:

1 - released in 1967, ~ above the Phil Ochs album, Pleasures of the Harbor.

2 - The first verse is a comment on the murder of Kitty Genovese. She was murdered in march 13th, 1964 in NYC. Many people watched the murder from your balconies when doing nothing, not even calling the police. Vincent Mosely, assaulted her and stabbed she over more than 3 hours, and also when he saw nobody to be taking any kind of action, that came back and stabbed her some more. Throughout the trial one witness to the murder said, "We didn"t want to gain involved." Mosely the murderer said:, "I knew they wouldn"t execute anything; They never ever do." See additionally Thirty-Eight who Saw murder Didn"t contact the Police new York Time report, march 27, 1964, and; Debunking the legend of Kitty Genovese, new York Post, Feb 16, 2014.

3 - Phil Ochs (1940 - 1976) biography.

4 - A reference to the Harlem revolt of 1964, 1964 Philadelphia riot; (Los Angeles) watts riots, and other riots walk on in the USA, specifically from 1963 onwards.

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5 - This is most likely a referral to the Roth v. United states (1957) ruling. Attach is to Wikipedia.

6 - Santiago is the funding of Chile. This is most likely a referral to the armed forces coup that ousted Chilean president Salvador Allende, who dies, and also brought general Augusto Pinochet Ugarte come power. Check out 20th century history in Chile in Wikipedia