For no particular reason, other than that I’ve never featured him, here’s Leon Russell performing “Alacatrez” at some point in the early-to-mid 70s.

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.