This is the 48th anniversary of the day the guitar riff from “Satisfaction” occurred to Keith Richard in a dream or fugue state. Here’s the Stones performing it (along with a bit of “Down the Road a Piece) on Shindig in 1965.
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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