Chicago bluesman Magic Slim was born on this day in 1937. Here he is performing “Ole Soul” at the Zoo Bar in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1982.

UPDATE: Thanks for the reminder, EqualOpportunityCynic. We’ll do a “What Are You Listening To?” thread early this afternoon.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.