Daylight Video

Paul Atkinson, original guitarist for The Zombies and later a big A&R executive, was born on this day in 1946. Here are the Zombies, one of the more innovative of British Invasion bands, performing their first big hit, “She’s Not There,” in 1965.

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.