Another one of those multiple birthdays: Elmore James (1918) and Bobby Blue Bland (1930). Let’s start off with Bobby and “Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City.”

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.