The versatile blues and “jump blues” musician Peppermint Harris was born on this day in 1925. Here’s one of his old-school performances: “Ain’t No Business We Can Do.” Just love it.
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.
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