In honor of the midnight defeat of restrictive abortion legislation in Texas by Sen. Wendy Davis and a bunch of regular folk in the galleries, here’s Van Morrison performing “Wild Night” at Montreux in 1980.

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.