We're "goin' to church" this week as we examine the influence of religion on the pop music scene.
1.Appropriately, one of her biggest hits was "Like a Prayer"
2. The French called her "Soeur Sourire" when she recorded "Dominique;" we knew her by this name in the United States
3. It's where Norman Greenbaum says we're gonna go when we die
4. Gospel group who hit with "Respect Yourself" and "I'll Take You There"
5. He played a Baptist minister in the 1980 movie "The Blues Brothers"
6. She asked, "What if God was one of us?" in 1996
7. Contemporary Christian singer who recorded "The Next Time I Fall" with Peter Cetera
8. The religion Michael Jackson grew up in and Prince now practices
9. This soul singer, now a preacher in Memphis, returned to secular music last year with "I Can't Stop"
10. He played a rabbi's son in the remake of "The Jazz Singer" in 1980
11. He hit with "Crying in the Chapel" in 1965 and later won a Grammy for his gospel singing
12. This Beatle was the leading advocate of Hinduism in the Western world
13. Betty Madigan's "Dance Everyone Dance" was based on this Jewish standard
14. Sister Janet Mead had a hit in 1974 with this musical prayer
15. This was the Doobie Brothers' second Top 40 hit, from 1973
16. He said Eleanor Rigby's funeral mass
17. She starred as the original Mary Magdalene in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and later had a big hit on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack
Bonus: The first Christian martyr, and the patron saint of all Deadheads