Sonny Ochs
biography

Sonia “Sonny” Ochs is a music producer and radio host. She is known for the “Phil Ochs Song Nights” she organizes, at which various musicians sing the songs of her brother, singer-songwriter Phil Ochs. Ochs was a school teacher in Far Rockaway and upstate New York. Since the 1980s, she has hosted her own radio program, currently on WIOX, and volunteered at numerous folk festivals. Since 1983, she has organized a series of “Phil Ochs Song Nights”, concerts at which various musicians perform her brother’s songs. Some of the performers have included Greg Greenway, Kim and Reggie Harris, Pat Humphries, Magpie, Fred Small, and Sammy Walker.

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