publication date: Friday, August 18, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)
clue: It would be a disaster if I tried to sing about this legend of the frontier.
explanation: Calamity Jane was a frontierswoman, soldier, stage performer, romantic associate of Wild Bill Hickok, and popular figure of the Old West. She became even better known through a stage musical ("sing"), and later film, that dramatized her life. The word "disaster" was a play on her nickname. more…
trivia: Incorrect guesses included six for Davy Crockett and one each for Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid, Buffalo Bill, and George Custer.
|This goo was part of Wild West Week.|