49 years ago today, a drowsy Keith Richards came up with (and fortunately, recorded) the main guitar riff for “Satisfaction” in a motel room in Clearwater, Florida. Here the Stones are performing it in Brazil in 2006.
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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