Daylight Video

George Kooymans, a founding member and lead guitarist with the Dutch group Golden Earring, was born on this day in 1948. Here’s the band with a 1973 performance of their iconic hit “Radar Love.” Yeah, it’s long, but a fine song for slowly waking up or sitting in traffic.

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.