T. Rex’s Marc Bolan, who died in a car accident in 1977, would have been 67 today. Here’s T. Rex performing “20th Century Boy” in 1973.

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.