For absolutely no reason, other than that it seemed like a good Friday tune, here’s Chicago piano virtuoso Otis Spann performing “Blues Don’t Like Nobody” in 1966.

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.