publication date: Friday, August 19, 2005 (part of Round XXVI)

category: Music

clue: This singer was a Black Pearl native, and that's the g... well, that's the truth.

explanation: The clue pretends to be about to say "gospel truth." Jackson was a famous gospel singer born in the Black Pearl neighborhood of Carrolltown Annex in New Orleans. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Wendy Hampson, Justin Hampson, and Bob Miller

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