Daylight Video

It’s the day when Jackson Browne and John Entwistle and O.V. Wright were born, but they share the birthday with John Lennon, born on this day seventy-five years ago.

Here’s the Beatles with one of Lennon’s early songs, reflecting his departure from the happy love song meme, with “I’m a Loser,” performed in Paris in 1965.

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Ed Kilgore

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.