Blues/Southern Rock guitarist Elvin Bishop is 73 today. Here he is with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band on “Double Trouble,” from the 1967 album The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw (Bishop’s nickname).

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.