Koko Taylor was born on this day in 1928. Here she is with Paul Parello’s Blues Power performing “Ernestine.”
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.
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