Boz Scaggs is 71 today. Here’s an obscure classic: Boz singing and playing a wicked guitar break on the Steve Miller Band’s “Steppin’ Stone” in 1969. Very catchy.

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.