Fifty years ago today, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones was the nation’s number-one single. Below, a notorious December 1981 performance of the song in Hampton, Virginia.

D.R. Tucker

D. R. Tucker is a Massachusetts-based journalist who has served as the weekend contributor for the Washington Monthly since May 2014. He has also written for the Huffington Post, the Washington Spectator, the Metrowest Daily News, investigative journalist Brad Friedman's Brad Blog and environmental journalist Peter Sinclair's Climate Crocks.