publication date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 (part of Fall 2021)

category: Music

clue: Not many country musicians are also rodeo champions, but with the support of Garth Brooks in his prime, one can do anything.

explanation: LeDoux's music career took off after being name-dropped by Brooks in a hit song and recording a duet together. Previously, he was a professional rodeo cowboy, winning a national championship in 1976. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates

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