Daylight Video

On this day sixty years ago, Bo Diddley had his first recording session, for “Hey Bo Diddley.” Here he is performing the song ten years later, about the time a horde of musicians he influenced were about to make a splash.

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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.