Ah, capricious memory! Woke up this morning with a voice in my head whispering “Terry Reid!” I hadn’t thought of this underrated and all but forgotten rocker in many years, but here he is performing “Live Life” in 1973. It’s a great song to get the vital juices going of a winter morning.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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