Blues guitarist Bobby Radcliff is 64 today. Here he is in Finland in 2012 covering a tune from one of his mentors, Magic Sam, “Looking Good.”

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.