Daylight Video

Loosiana-born R&B singer Joe Simon is 72 today. Here’s his 1970 hit, “Farther on Down the Road.” I listened to the Eddie and the Hot Rods cover of this song for years before hearing the original.

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.