Daylight Video

British R&B pioneer Graham Bond would have been 77 today. He committed suicide in 1974 by throwing himself under a tube train in London. Here’s his band, the Graham Bond Organization, performing “Hoochie Coochie Man” in 1965, with Jack Bruce on bass and Ginger Baker on drums.

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.