Daylight Video

Johnny Rivers is 72 today. Here he is a half-century ago on American Bandstand lip-synching his first big hit, a cover of Chuck Berry’s “Memphis.”

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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.