This celebrity goo was created by player Ryan Dunn.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Ryan, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Music

clue: Though he was begging darling please, this guitar legend couldn't hold onto the lady who looked wonderful tonight.

explanation: Harrison's wife Pattie Boyd left him for another guitar legend, Eric Clapton, who wrote the songs "Wonderful Tonight" and "Layla" (with the lyric "begging darling please") about her. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Steve Dunn, and Amy Austin

trivia: Ryan intended to trick players into guessing Clapton.


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