We’re into a second day of commemorating Eric Clapton’s 70th birthday, so let’s kick it off by going back to 1966, with Clapton performing the instrumental “Steppin’ Out” with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. Good mornin’ music.

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.