Paul Rodgers is 65 today. Here he is with Bad Company performing the title track from the band’s eponymous first album, thought at the time (back in 1974) to represent a backlash against Prog Rock.

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.