publication date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 (part of Summer 2013)

category: Literature

clue: The famous beginning of his book about two towns could be summarized as: Good Times Bad Times.

explanation: A Tale of Two Cities started with the phrase: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Rothstein

Get the Led Out: Led Zeppelin became one of the biggest bands in rock and roll by combining British folk rock with American blues, sprinkled with references to Tolkien and folklore. This week's goos are inspired by five of their original songs.

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