Spirit in the Sky

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  1. Rev Hoodoo

    Rev Hoodoo TDPRI Member

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    I love the version by The Blind Boys of Alabama.
     
  2. blueruins

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    Judging by Mr. Diamond’s output I would say that though he’s Jewish by birth his religion is either Christian or Money.

    He is very coy and obviously taking advantage of the ambiguity.
     
  3. Hatfield92

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    The Kentucky Headhunters did a smoking cover of this.
     
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  4. boris bubbanov

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    I love some of the little details that were recorded, coming from the guitar (or its signal chain).

    But I am with Dismalhead. I never want to hear the recording as a whole, ever again. And I rather doubt I would be receptive to a cover that hasn't got any of the unique bits from the original record.

    One hit wonder named Norman. Was he Jewish? What do I care? I have played with plenty of guys with Jewish parents. Which ones? Not even sure. It made no impact at all, on their contribution.
     
  5. Old Plank

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    lol, yes I watched that and it was woefully scary, but hey it looked all were having fun .... maybe the alcohol?
     
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  6. schmee

    schmee Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    I always hated that song! zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    But always found myself tapping my toes to it!
     
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  7. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    This version is pretty true to original.
     
  8. schmee

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    Wow, Norman looks a lot different now!
     
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    It's the red hair that made the difference. :lol:
     
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    Wasn't the solo played by Russ Dashiell?
     
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