With thanks to my pal David Leaf, here’s David Letterman’s top ten list from last night, featuring Mick Jagger. Who is neither singing nor dancing nor making any sort of music at all. And yet, that gleam in his eye, the smooth funk to his walk, the Mephistophelean smile/leer. He’ll be 70 next July. Unbelievable. Especially when you watch him here:
Oh, and what the hell, here’s Mick at the 2011 Grammys paying tribute to Solomon Burke with “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love.” Oh, man.