publication date: Monday, October 10, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Music

clue: This iconic early rock star is so closely linked to rock and roll music that it's the title of one of his biggest hits.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle

Straight-Up Thug Gangstas: To coincide with Celebrity Goo Game being played live this week at GooCon: Villa Ridge, here are five famous St. Louisans, or 'straight-up thug gangstas' as Erik Bates says they prefer to be called.

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