publication date: Saturday, May 23, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Music

clue: At a time when self-serious grunge was taking over the radio, he found success playing the harmonica and identifying with blues music by name. It helped that he knew how to write a good hook.

explanation: Popper played the harmonica and sang in the band Blues Traveler, who scored a hit with "Hook." more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Mike Eberhart


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