Maddy Prior is 68 today. Here she is with a solo performance of a traditional song that Steeleye Span made something of a signature, “The Lark in the Morning.” Lovely images for a summer morning.

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.