Daylight Video

Tommy James was born on this day in 1947. Here he is with the Shondells performing this classic bit of Top 40 psychedelia, “Crimson and Clover,” many, many years after the 1968 recording.

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.