A bunch of great musicians were born on this day, several of whom we’ve featured at other times, so I’ll go with a more obscure genius. Here’s Roy Buchanan performing “Train Blues.”

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.