Blues guitarist Mike Bloomfield would have been 70 today (instead he died in 1981). Here’s his band Electric Flag performing at Monterey Pop in 1967.

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.