publication date: Monday, August 15, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)

category: Music

clue: Before calling Slidell home, this tight-lipped guitarist was an ambassador of American music abroad.

explanation: Brown was a blues guitarist appointed by the U.S. government to represent American music around the world. He settled in Slidell, LA. The word "tight-lipped" is a play on his nickname "Gatemouth." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, and Bob Miller

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