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This is probably the first Stax record I ever owned: Otis Redding and Carla Thomas performing “Tramp” in 1967. “I’ll buy you mink, rat, frog, squirrel, whatever you want.”

Ed Kilgore

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.