On this day a half-century ago, the Beatles finished work on “Yesterday” and also recorded “Wait” and a cover of Buck Owens’ “Act Naturally” featuring Ringo Starr on vocals. Nearly a quarter century down the road, Ringo and Buck recorded a duet of “Act Naturally,” complete with a cheesy video.
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.
Lorie Shaull/FlickrDemocrats Should Leave Divisiveness to the RepublicansThey should take bold action on issues that are overwhelmingly supported by voters.
YouTube Screen CapturePoetic Justice For Native Americans in North DakotaRepublican attempts to suppress their vote backfired rather spectacularly.