Daylight Video

On this day in 1934, Chicago blues guitar legend Freddie King was born in Dallas. Here he is performing the instrumental “San-Ho-Zay” on the syndicated TV show The !!!! Beat, recorded in his home town in 1966.

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.