publication date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)

category: Music

clue: James Brown didn't have to go out on a limb to support this teenaged singer.

explanation: Marie was a protegĂ© of James Brown. The word "teenaged" was a play on her first name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Amy Austin, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, and Samuel Franklin

trivia: The phrase "out a limb" was written to echo the clue for Michelle Branch (1293).

Do-Over Week VII This goo represented Michelle Branch in Do-Over Week VII. Each goo was based on popular incorrect guesses made for earlier goos.



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