Political Animal


August 02, 2012 8:06 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Another one of those “woke up this morning with this song in my head” selections: Stevie Ray Vaughan performing “Cold Shot” in Daytona Beach in 1987.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


  • CharlieM on August 02, 2012 8:23 AM:

    Still miss SRV. Hard to believe he's been gone over 20 yrs now.

    He was a great one.

  • Francesco Sinibaldi on August 02, 2012 9:22 AM:

    Comme la neige.

    Comme la
    neige dans
    l'aube d'une
    couleur j'écoute
    le sourire qui
    chante le

    Francesco Sinibaldi

  • JR on August 02, 2012 10:49 AM:

    First of all, any day that starts with Stevie Ray is a great one. The clip seemed especially appropriate, in the best way, considered I'd just viewed this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=r1D1jI61ckY