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Spirit In The Sky

Lyrics

When I die and they lay me to rest
Gonna go to the place that's the best
When I lay me down to die
Goin' up to the spirit in the sky
full lyrics
When I die and they lay me to rest
Gonna go to the place that's the best
When I lay me down to die
Goin' up to the spirit in the sky
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
mild rhythmic syncopation
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
mixed minor & major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
acoustic rhythm guitars
prominent percussion
vocal harmonies

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

Song ricks
Nice simple song yet so clear message. Loved it.
Love you LORD! See you when my work is done 0:)
I'm definitely a sinner!
Grandma ! Virginia
Always loved this one! I've told my kids that I want i played at my funeral! Love the gospel influences too!
My mom always loved this song RIP MOMMA I LOVE YOU
This is awesome song !!!!!!!!!!!!
Alway's lived it!
How is this such a good song?
Classic..... . . . . . . . . . !
swizeguys13
Just because his name sounds Jewish doesn't mean he was not a Christian or omg aCatholic his mom might have been both and raised him that way MORONS
Ha This is the end
That guitar rift was way ahead of its time...
If all you get is one then Spirit In The Sky is a good one to have, Pass the electric blue and let's peace out at the commune with Moonbeam.
Might as well! Haha
rsantos003
Sad
Classics r the best!....... .
57fruitloop
It reminds me so much of my mum rest in peace
Beatiful song :) feel good despite its sad and dark content
Pete Townshend gave Norman this song.
Having them play Spirit In The Sky at my funeral - great Classic Rock!!
ddsterba
Becarefull what you wish for viubetbultit ! ! ! ! !
A very good song!
sle1052
Great use of antiphony, it's like an anthem of the times....
sle1052
Yea, last yr of highschool
Yea
i have allwys called this the fish song lol
I can smell '70's summers..... . . . ; )
The first time I heard this song was in the Longest Yard
Classic 70s...groovy toons man
I love this song....
Love this song. Classic
This song is amazing.( I am 11)
Anyone think of This is the End?
Anyone thought of the sandlot cuz I did lol great song
Follow��
19ninety.fiv e
You don't have to be Christian or even have a belief in God in order to recognize the awesome that is this song.
Amen. Awesome song.
Dedicated to Carol Riste who passed away at a forever young 19, 43 years ago..
One of the best songs ever.....snu c k a little gospel in there hidden in a rock classic.
love this song but I wasn't born in 1970 I was born seven years later
I was two when this came out
I've always loved this song.
I was 14 when that came out.
Played in Remember the Titans, also
heaven !!!!
sandlot have the movie!!!
sandlot great movie my two boys favoirte!!!
fourth july!!!firew o r k s !!
IF. u dont like dont Listen Silly.Its really simple just change it.Duh!
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