On this day in 1950, Bob and Richard Cowsill were born. They were part of the unlikeliest hit of 1969, their “family band’s” strangely wholesome rendition of “Hair.” Like some of you, I bet, I remember watching this performance on the tube.
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.
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