It’s the 68th anniversary of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima, so we’ll be featuring music about or inspired by the prospect of nuclear war, which we’ve lived with ever since. Here’s Bob Dylan performing “A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall” in 1963.

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.