publication date: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 (part of Round XXXIII)

category: Music

clue: This singer barely survived to see her ten-year high-school reunion, but she gained a pearl of wisdom from the event.

explanation: Joplin famously died young, two months after her class reunion. Pearl was her best-known album. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Kelly Hardie, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, JB Brenner, Sam Boyarsky, and Jesse Vengrove

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