Spirit in the Sky (album)

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Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky (album).jpg
Studio album by
Released1969
Recorded1968–69
GenreRock
Length33:59
LabelReprise
Varèse Sarabande (reissue)
ProducerErik Jacobsen
Norman Greenbaum chronology
Spirit in the Sky
(1969)
Norman Greenbaum with Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band
(1969)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Rolling Stone(favorable)[1]

Spirit in the Sky is the debut solo album by American singer-songwriter Norman Greenbaum. It contains his popular hit song, the title track "Spirit in the Sky".

It was released on CD by Varèse Sarabande in 2001, with seven bonus tracks. The album was re-released on vinyl by Varèse Sarabande for Record Store Day, on April 19, 2014.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All selections written by Norman Greenbaum.

Side 1

  1. "Junior Cadillac" – 3:38
  2. "Spirit in the Sky" – 4:02
  3. "Skyline" – 3:14
  4. "Jubilee" – 3:01
  5. "Alice Bodine" – 3:42

Side 2

  1. "Tars of India" – 3:05
  2. "The Power" – 2:38
  3. "Good Lookin' Woman" – 4:17
  4. "Milk Cow" – 3:04
  5. "Marcy" – 3:17

CD Bonus tracks

  1. "School for Sweet Talk" – 2:57
  2. "Children of Paradise" – 2:11
  3. "Canned Ham" – 2:53
  4. "Save Me for a Rainy Day" – 2:47
  5. "Chocolate Milk" – 1:57
  6. "Spirit in the Sky" (edit) – 3:02
  7. Radio promo – 0:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dubro, Alec (March 19, 1970). "Records". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (54): 48.