publication date: Monday, February 11, 2019 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Music

clue: This rhapsodic singer died in 1991 but lives on as rock royalty.

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk

Oscars Week 2019: These seven goos were inspired by this year's batch of Oscar-nominated films and filmmakers. While you play, don't forget to enter Funeratic's Predict the Oscars contest for your chance to win a prize.

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