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 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.
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