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Nazareth made this song a hit, but it was originally recorded by the Everly Brothers. Roy Orbison also released it in 1961 as the B-side to his #1 hit "Running Scared."
Nazareth got its name from the first line of the Band's "The Weight" - "I pulled into Nazareth..." The band is from Scotland. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for above 2)
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.
Dean Friedman - "Ariel"
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.