publication date: Monday, April 11, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Music

clue: This Texan's biggest hits were about loneliness and prettiness.

explanation: Orbison recorded "Only the Lonely" and "Pretty Woman." more…

difficulty: medium

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


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