Daylight Video

Rockabilly legend Carl Perkins was born in Tiptonville, Tennessee on this day in 1932. Here he is in 1985 performing “Matchbox” with Eric Clapton and Ringo Starr.

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.