Daylight Video

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, 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.