It’s the 56th anniversary of the launching of Sputnik, so unavoidably we’re going to have us another day of music about outer space. Fortunately, there’s a lot of material to work with. Here’s Montrose with Space Station #5, live in Santa Cruz.

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.