publication date: Saturday, February 28, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)
clue: Hallelujah! This Canadian brightened the future when he began setting his poetry to music.
explanation: Cohen was a Canadian poet and songwriter known for the song "Hallelujah" and the album The Future. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Jason Lemler, and Vicki Moore
trivia: Scott first created this goo in 2005. Somehow Cohen made it into Rock Block before Celebrity Goo Game.