publication date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 (part of Fall 2018)

category: Music

clue: After the genesis of his acting career in A Hard Day's Night, he wrote hit songs about both days (every and another in paradise) and nights (one more and in the air to).

explanation: Collins, who was an extra in A Hard Day's Night, left the band Genesis to have a successful solo career. His hits include "Everyday," "Another Day in Paradise," "One More NIght," and "In the Air Tonight." more…

difficulty: very easy

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


Similar Goos

Maggie Rogers

Her song about the second-to-last state made the singer of "Happy" happy. Go »

Duffy

It's been a decade since this mononymic Welsh singer begged for mercy and audiences gave it to her. Go »

Ashlee Simpson

Being a coattail-riding little sister on a reality show isn't as embarrassing as being caught lip-syncing on live late-night TV, but her career recovered with appearances in Melrose, Chicago, and Heaven. Go »

Ed King

This recently-departed musician made rock classic with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Strawberry Alarm Clock. Who's the king? Go »

Donita Sparks

This electrifying singer feels heavy, hungry, and happy now that her punk band is back together. Go »

Yanni

He may have recorded best-selling concert albums in his native Greece, but something about New Age music leaves many audiences feeling yawny. Go »

We have a winner!

The Fall 2020 season is over, and the winner is...