Today’s musical birthdays aren’t grabbing me, so instead let’s feature a classic I heard on the radio recently that nearly caused me to wreck the car. It’s Buddy Guy covering Junior Kimbrough’s “Baby Please Don’t Leave Me.” Here’s a live version that makes you understand why Jimi Hendrix worshiped this man.
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.
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