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, 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.
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