These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Chris tells the story of "Wicked Game," talks milkshakes and moonpies at Sun Records, and explains why women always get their way.
Producer Rupert Hine talks about crafting hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
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How Bing Crosby, Les Paul, a US Army Signal Corps Officer, and the Nazis helped shape rock and Roll.
Ozzy Osbourne's "Shot In The Dark" is titled after a Pink Panther movie.
"Panama" by Van Halen is not about the country or the canal, but about a stripper David Lee Roth met in Arizona.
Iggy Pop wrote "Lust For Life" with David Bowie, who came up with the music on a ukulele.
"Take On Me" was just a minor hit in Norway until a new version was released with the iconic video, making it a global smash.
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.
Ed Sheeran's "Bloodstream" was written after an experience taking MDMA during a wedding celebration in Ibiza, and it's basically about all the feelings that he got from that time.