Personalities | Norman Greenbaum | One-Hit Wonders | Rock
‘Spirit In The Sky’, 1970
A UK and US No. 1, ‘Spirit In The Sky’ was Greenbaum’s first solo hit after performing in some short-lived groups, and a number of singles from the Spirit In The Sky LP came to very little. Intended as a commentary on contemporary religious beliefs, it was to be his only hit. Further singles, and 1972’s Petaluma LP, were failures, though Greenbaum would become a manager and promoter in the 1980s, and at the time of writing, appears to spend much of his time maintaining the Spirit In The Sky website.
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