Lowell George was born on this day 70 years ago. He’s been gone longer than he lived, but his music can still make young folks get up and boogie. Here he is with Little Feat on the BBC’s Old Grey Whistle Test performing “Fat Man in the Bathtub” in 1975.

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.