publication date: Monday, March 22, 2021 (part of Spring 2021)

category: Music

clue: The "Mother of the Blues," so named because she was one of the first blues artists to be recorded, toured the American South between the World Wars.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Mike Eberhart

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