Patsy Cline was born on this day in 1932. Here she is on Tex Ritter’s Ranch Party in 1957, singing “I’ve Loved and Lost Again” after performances by Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. Pretty amazing lineup for ol’ Tex.

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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.