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Norman Greenbaum (born 20th November 1942, Malden, Massachusetts) is a U.S. .

He is best known for writing and performing his hit song "Spirit in the Sky", which sold two million copies in 1969 and 1970. Though Greenbaum is generally regarded as a one-hit wonder; several of his records placed prominently in the charts. In 1968, under the name Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band, he recorded the novelty hit "The Eggplant That Ate Chicago".

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  • I'm Atheist, and have no problem with any band using Jesus or any religion. It's their art not ours and if it sounds good it sounds good period.
  • "Marcy" is such a good song.. much more than a one hit wonder
  • Norman Greenbaum is just more than" Spirit in the Sky"
  • Featured on SaltyKnuckles ~ Oldies №82 - oldies.saltyknuckles.net/2014-25/
  • Being unable to ignore one line in a song because it has Jesus in it is the same kind of bigotry you don't like in some religious people. [4]
  • Played at my sisters funeral in 98 , and is the reason I got this app ,but thought I could download the song, am I not able to? Or is free not really free here either lol
  • 'Spirit In The Sky' was a good song until it got to that part about Jesus, that's because I'm Atheist. [3]
  • 'Spirit In The Sky' was a good song until it got to that part about Jesus, that's because I'm Atheist. [2]
  • Being unable to ignore one line in a song because it has Jesus in it is the same kind of bigotry you don't like in some religious people [4] I'm going to admit it was a little weird for me the first time I heard it, though.
  • Being unable to ignore one line in a song because it has Jesus in it is the same kind of bigotry you don't like in some religious people. [3] Yes Indeed

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