On This Day in 1970 – Norman Greenbaum’s ‘Spirit in the Sky’ Goes Gold
On April 23rd, 1970 Norman Greenbaum got a Gold record for his smash hit 'Spirit in the Sky'.
Greenbaum was one of the biggest one-hit-wonders of the 70's decade. Although In 1968, under the name Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band, he recorded the novelty hit called "The Eggplant That Ate Chicago".
Here's that song:
And here's a very trippy video for 'Spirit in the Sky':