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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.

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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.