To kick off the day, here’s Lightnin’ Hopkins performing “C’mon in This House” in 1960. If I’m not mistaken, that’s an impossibly young Joan Baez watching him admiringly.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.