Daylight Video

Marianne Faithfull is 68 today. Here she is performing “Sister Morphine,” a song she co-wrote with Jagger and Richards, with Ry Cooder on guitar and bass, recorded in 1969, just before her life veered off into addiction and homelessness.

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.