Today would be Billy Preston’ 68th birthday, had he not died in 2006. Here he is back in 1973 performing “In Outa Space.”

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.