The great Mississippi blues artist Junior Kimbrough was born on this day in 1930. We’ll open with a pretty long, despairing hill country Kyrie, “Lord Have Mercy On Me.” It’s hypnotic, and we’ve all been there.
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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