Daylight Video

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

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.