Latin Quarter is a British band popular in Germany and northern Europe, whose sound mixes elements of pop, rock, reggae, and folk music. Their lyrics often concern politics.
Latin Quarter’s song “Phil Ochs” is about the death of a protest singer of the 1960’s and of that which died with him. Phil Ochs was a talented singer-songwriter of the 1960s who addressed all manner of anti-war, civil rights, labour, and social justice issues in America. He took his own life in 1976.