For no particular reason, here’s Hot Tuna performing “I Know You Rider” at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch in 2011. Good song by which to gradually awaken.

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.