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.

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.