Daylight Video

Manfred Mann (a band named after its keyboardist) began an impressive rock and roll career by hitting number one on the U.S. charts on this day a half-century ago with “Do Wah Diddy Diddy.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.