Posts Tagged ‘Spirit In The Sky’

Spirit in the Sky

June 5, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, recorded by The Stovall Sisters, 1970. The sisters sang backup on Mr. Greenbaum’s original recording of the song in 1969.

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Spirit in the Sky

March 20, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, performed by the Blind Boys of Alabama, 2014. Great backing band.

Blind Boys of Alabama website

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Spirit in the Sky

March 6, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, recorded by the Kentucky Headhunters, 1991.

Kentucky Headhunters website

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Spirit in the Sky

February 27, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, recorded by Angela Merkel’s favorite singer Nina Hagen, 1985.

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Spirit In The Sky

February 20, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, recorded by Elton John, 1970.

Elton John website

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Spirit in the Sky

February 19, 2022

“Spirit in the Sky,” written by Norman Greenbaum, performed by the Kentucky Headhunters at Farm Aid 1992. That FFA jacket on the lead singer is real farm cred.

The Kentucky Headhunters website

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Spirit In The Sky

May 1, 2016

“Spirit In The Sky,”  written and performed by Norman Greenbaum, released in 1969, and sold 2 million copies in the next year.

Lyrics here.

More:

“A ‘Spirit’ From the ’60s That Won’t Die,” Tom McNichol, New York Times

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