Let’s have some J.B. Lenoir music today. Here he is performing “The Whale Has Swallowed Me.” Another musician who died way too young.

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.