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Roy Orbison was born on this day in 1936. Here’s one of his last recordings, with the Traveling Wilburys (Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Orbison), singing “Not Alone Anymore.”

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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.