Daylight Video

On this day in 1979, a group of musicians (including the surviving members of Little Feat) performed a benefit concert in Los Angeles for the family of Lowell George, who had suddenly died at the age of 34 a few weeks earlier. Here’s Linda Ronstadt performing “Willin’.”

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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.