Chicago blues pianist Little Johnny Jones was born on November 1, 1924. Here he is with probably his biggest hit, “Big Town Playboy,” recorded in 1949.
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.
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