Daylight Video

Determined as I was to honor the Ramones yesterday, I didn’t remember it was Bastille Day. So a day late, let’s honor French rock ‘n’ roll, such as it is.

Here’s the pioneering artists, Les Chaussettes Noire, performing “Be Bop a Lula” in 1961. C’est formidable!

Ed Kilgore

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.