Jim Capaldi was born on this day in 1944. Here he is in a rare vocal performance with Traffic, on a song he wrote, “Rock and Roll Stew,” with Steve Winwood on guitar, in 1994.

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.