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Famous Hampshire Residents No. 9

Hidden : 01/23/2016
3 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This puzzle cache is a continuation of The Famous Hampshire Residents Series started by, and placed with the kind permission of Mellers.

The cache is not at the posted co-ordinates, so it's not necessary to go there. Solve the puzzle below to find out the location of the cache container; a camo cache.

Identify this famous Hampshire resident.

•Person X was born in Portsmouth and I believe, Person X also lived in Gosport.
•Person X is a musician and vocalist but is most famous for playing the keyboards.
•Person X has worked with multiple bands including Duran Duran, Boomtown Rats, Dexys Midnight Runners, Bucks Fizz, Haircut One Hundred and the Rolling Stones.
•Person X has an all star band with fluctuating personnel. Band members have included Fish, Roy Wood, Leo Sayer, Kiki Dee, Mel C, Suggs, Lionel Richie, Bob Geldof and Toyah Willcox.
•Person X is most famous as the unofficial fifth member of a world famous rock band after the death of their charismatic frontman in 1991.

Once you've identified who this is, check the usual sources for his/her discography. You should be able to work out these dates and the cache location.

The cache can be found at N 50 46.ABC, W 001 07.DEF

S** B***: S** B***(**BA)
Q****: A K*** ** M**** (**DC)
T** B**** M** B***: L*** ** *** B****** A****** (*FE*)

If you'd like to set a cache in the Famous Hampshire Residents series, contact Mellers by e-mail through her geocaching profile.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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