Political Animal


May 07, 2013 8:33 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

This is the 48th anniversary of the day the guitar riff from “Satisfaction” occurred to Keith Richard in a dream or fugue state. Here’s the Stones performing it (along with a bit of “Down the Road a Piece) on Shindig in 1965.

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.


  • AndrewM on May 07, 2013 8:45 AM:

    I don't remember Jagger's hair being quite that curly.