Cliff Richard is 74 today. Here he is with The Shadows in 1960 performing “Move It,” which John Lennon called the first British rock song.

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.