Delta Blues guitarist and singer Roosevelt “Booba” Barnes was born on this day in 1936. Here he is performing “Ain’t Going to Worry About Tomorrow.”

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.