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Norman Greenbaum

Greenbaum was born in Malden, Massachusetts. He was raised in an Orthodox Jewish household and attended Hebrew school at Congregation Beth Israel. His initial interest in music was sparked by southern blues music and the folk music that was popular in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He performed with various bands in high school and studied music at Boston University for two years. In college he performed at local coffeehouses but eventually dropped out and moved to Los Angeles in 1965. He currently resides in Santa Rosa, California.

Norman Greenbaum (born November 20, 1942, Malden, Massachusetts, United States) is a singer-songwriter.
Greenbaum is best known for his song "Spirit in the Sky", which sold two million copies across 1969 and 1970.
Greenbaum is notable for the rare achievement of having recorded two one-hit wonders.


50s, 60s Hits

Spirit In The Sky

70's Rock

Spirit in the Sky

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