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Riddle Me This, Riddle Me That: Clue Two

Gordon Thompson is Professor of Music at Skidmore College. His book, Please Please Me: Sixties British Pop, Inside Out, offers an insider’s view of the British pop-music recording industry. He will be providing hints to a musical riddle everyday this week. Clue one is here. His introduction can be read here and be sure to check back everyday this week for hints. The answer will be revealed on Monday! Feel free to guess the answer in the comments.

A Nelson, by half, surveyed the grounds,
To steel young Herbert’s bravest sounds.

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