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  • Performer: Norman Greenbaum
  • Title: Spirit In The Sky
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: US
  • Formats: MP4 AUD AAC FLAC WMA MP2 MIDI
  • Released: 1969
  • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock
  • MP3 album: 1767 mb
  • FLAC album: 1463 mb
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Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky download album

Spirit in the Sky" is a song written and originally recorded by Norman Greenbaum and released in late 1969. The single became a gold record, selling two million copies from 1969 to 1970, and reached number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart (April 18, 1970), where it lasted for 15 weeks in the Top 100. Billboard ranked the record the No. 22 song of 1970. It also climbed to number one on the UK, Australian and Canadian charts in 1970.

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Norman Greenbaum, former member of psychedelic jug band Dr. West’s Medicine Show and Junk Band, was watching a performance by country and gospel singer Porter Wagoner singing a stirring song about forgiveness and redemption. With no experience or relationship to the genre, he decided immediately that he could write a gospel song. 'I thought, 'Yeah, I could do that,’ knowing nothing about gospel music,‘’ Mr. Greenbaum remembered. 'So I sat down and wrote my own gospel song. I wrote the words in 15 minutes. It was back in 1969 when Mr. Greenbaum released his most popular song, a guitar-drenched rock anthem called ''Spirit in the Sk. ' The tune climbed to No. "Spirit in the Sky" Track Info. Written By Norman Greenbaum. Release Date January 1, 1969.

Lyrics to "Spirit In The Sky" song by Norman Greenbaum: When I die and they lay me to rest Gonna go to the place that's the best When I lay me down to die . .Prepare yourself you know it's a must Gotta have a friend in Jesus So you know that when you die He's gonna recommend you To the spirit in the sky Gonna recommend you To the spirit in the sky That's where you're gonna go when you die When you die and they lay you to rest You're gonna. go to the place that's the best.

Then again, that tune - a confident, fuzz-toned paean to God, that sprit in the sky - is hardly the most conventional of '70s AM anthems, so perhaps it isn't surprising that the album bearing the same title is all over the map, with sub-War low-riding anthems ("Junior Cadillac"), singer/songwriter introspection, eerie post-psychedelic pop (the genuinely unsettling "Marcy"), and utter oddities ("Canned Ham")

Spirit in the Sky" is a song written and originally recorded by Norman Greenbaum and released in 1969. The single sold 2 million copies in 1969 and 1970 and got to number 3 in the . Billboard chart, as well as number 1 on the UK, Australian and Canadian charts in 1970. Rolling Stone ranked "Spirit in the Sky" on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Fooled Around And Fell In Love.

Band Name Norman Greenbaum. Album Name Spirit in the Sky. Type Album. Data de lançamento 1969. Labels Reprise Records Varese Sarabande. Membros têm este álbum0. 2. Spirit in the Sky. 04:03.

Album: Spirit In The Sky (1969). Charted: 1 3. Get the Sheet Music License This Song  . Music legend Norman Greenbaum penned and recorded the hit song "Spirit In The Sky" in late 1969, which rocketed to in the . Named song of the year by Cashbox magazine in 1970, the single would go on to sell over two million copies. Spirit In The Sky' is, without a doubt, one of the greatest recordings of the 20th century.

Tracklist

A1 Junior Cadillac
A2 Spirit In The Sky
A3 Skyline
A4 Jubilee
A5 Alice Bodine
B1 Tars Of India
B2 The Power
B3 Good Lookin' Woman
B4 Milk Cow
B5 Marcy

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH

Credits

  • Performer – Bill Sabatini, Chuck Peterson, Dan Patiris, Douglas Killmer*, John Coppola, Norman Greenbaum, Norman Mayell, Robbie Robinson , Russell Dashiell*, William Truckaway
  • Photography By – Lloyd Johnson
  • Producer – Erik Jacobsen

Notes

Additional performers: "Lillian, Netta and Joe, Patty and Mitzi"
Fully laminated cover

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side 1 exc "I" etched): 030951 Manufactured in Germany I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamped side 2 exc "I" etched): 030952 Manufactured in Germany I
  • Rights Society: GEMA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS 6365, 6365 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RS 6365, 6365 US 1969
CSJ-908 Norman Greenbaum = 諾曼格林本* Norman Greenbaum = 諾曼格林本* - Spirit In The Sky = 空中幽靈 ‎(LP, Album) 中聲 CSJ-908 Taiwan 1970
RS 6365, 6365 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RS 6365, 6365 US 1969
RSLP 6365, 6365 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RSLP 6365, 6365 UK 1969
SJET-8248 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records SJET-8248 Japan 1969

Tracklist

A1 Junior Cadillac
A2 Spirit In The Sky
A3 Skyline
A4 Jubilee
A5 Alice Bodine
B1 Tars Of India
B2 The Power
B3 Good Lookin' Woman
B4 Milk Cow
B5 Marcy

Companies, etc.

  • Produced For – Sweet Reliable Productions
  • Mastered At – Customatrix
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
  • Record Company – Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Great Honesty Music

Credits

  • Performer [Songs Sung And Played By] – Bill Sabatini, Chuck Peterson, Dan Patiris, Douglas Killmer*, John Coppola, Joe*, Lillian*, Mitzi , Netta*, Norman Greenbaum, Norman Mayell, Patty , Robbie Robinson , Russell Dashiell*, William Truckaway
  • Photography By – Lloyd Johnson
  • Producer – Erik Jacobsen
  • Written-By – Norman Greenbaum

Notes

w7:reprise labels

Santa Maria Pressing variant of these Pitman and Terre Haute pressings.

1st catalog #: labels; 2nd: sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): 30,951
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): 30,952
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch, exc º stamp): 30951 RS 6365-A 1A º 1 S
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch, exc º stamp): 1S 30952-RS6365B - 1A º

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS 6365, 6365 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RS 6365, 6365 US 1969
CSJ-908 Norman Greenbaum = 諾曼格林本* Norman Greenbaum = 諾曼格林本* - Spirit In The Sky = 空中幽靈 ‎(LP, Album) 中聲 CSJ-908 Taiwan 1970
RSLP 6365, 6365 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records RSLP 6365, 6365 UK 1969
SJET-8248 Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(LP, Album) Reprise Records SJET-8248 Japan 1969
RST 6365-B Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel) Reprise Records RST 6365-B US Unknown




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