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Deep Dive – I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Episode 84th May 2021 • Rhapsody • Hopewell Valley Student Publications Network
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Deep Dive - I Ain't Marching Anymore

Episode #10

Episode Format: Deep Dive

Intro: In this Deep Dive we will be discussing the song I Ain't Marching Anymore by Phil Ochs, and its roots as a protest song and a folk song. We will be looking into the melody, rhythm, context, and context of the composer, as well as the album.

Segment 1: Musicality

  • goes over the tempo and some rhythms used
  • examines the key and use of modes, looks at the layout and how it's unusual

Segment 2: Context

  • goes into Phil Ochs background and how it influences his music
  • examines the immediate context of the song (Vietnam War, protest song)

Segment 3: Conclusion

  • looks at some more lyrics and their meanings
  • looks at the last cadence in the song and how it's unusual

Music Credits: Provide the song title and any links used (include all)

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