Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson is 68 today. Here he is an amazing 45 years ago performing the bluesy “A New Day Yesterday” at Fillmore East and blowing more harmonica than flute. Quite the stage acrobat he already was!

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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.