Daylight Video

Linda Ronstadt is 69 today. Here she is on Johnny Cash’s show in 1969 performing one of her first solo hits, “Only Mama That’ll Walk the Line,” and then a duet with Johnny on “I Never Will Marry.”

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.