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In 1988, this became hit once again in the UK after it was used in a Levi's jeans commercial. It charted at #14 the second time. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL)
Cochran's biggest hit before his death. In 1960, he died in a car accident at age 21. A month after he was killed, his song "Three Steps To Heaven" was released and went to #1 in the UK.
The English band Humble Pie recorded this in 1973. The Sex Pistols covered this in 1979. It's on the soundtrack to their movie The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle.
Mike Watt - "History Lesson, Pt. 2"
Mike Watt of the Minutemen tells the story of the song that became an Indie Rock touchstone. It's also the story of what Mike calls "The Movement."
The Murderdolls frontman on how growing up with horror movies led to a life of shock rock.
Collaborating with T Bone Burnett, Leslie Phillips changed her name and left her Christian label behind. Robert Plant, who recorded one of her songs on Raising Sand
, is a fan.