Spirit in the sky

Norman Greenbaum

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"Spirit In The Sky" by Norman Greenbaum What album it's off of is anyone's guess.
Supermaximum distortion guitar (with light acoustic in the background): E-------------------------|----------------------- B-------------------------|----------------------- G-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-----2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2---2- (repeat) D-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-----2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2---2- A-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5---3h4---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3---5--- E-------------------------|-----------------------
A When I die and they lay me to rest A D I'm gonna go to the place that's the best D A Don't you know that when I die E A Goin' on up to the spirit in the sky Chorus: A Goin' on up to the spirit in the sky A D That's where I'm gonna go when I die D A When I die and they lay me to rest I'm gonna E E Go to the place that's the best.
(repeat main riff)
A I've been a sinner, yes, I've sinned A D But I've got a friend in Jesus D A So you know that when I die
E A Gonna set me up with the spirit in the sky
(repeat main riff)
Solo (play twice) (A) (G) (A) (D) E-------------------------------|-----------------------12-14-12----- B-(12)b14-(12)b14-(12)b14-12-12-|-(12)b14-(12)b14-14-14----------14-- G-------------------------------|------------------------------------ D-------------------------------|------------------------------------ A-------------------------------|------------------------------------ E-------------------------------|------------------------------------
(repeat main riff) A Prepare yourself, you know it's a must A D Gotta have a friend in Jesus D A Cause you know that when you die E A He's gonna recommend you to the spirit in the sky
(repeat main riff)
Outro "solo" (repeat + adlib) E------------------------------------------------------------- B-(10)b12-(10)b12-(10)b12-(10)b12-12-12----------------------- G------------------------------------------------------------- D------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------- E-------------------------------------------------------------
I have dispensed with my usual rhythm markings because I'm just too lazy right now. If you can't understand my notation, email me. The words are _more or less_ right; I may have gotten a few things wrongs, but if someone notices or gets disturbed at the change, they are probably not too well. I also can't get that ultra-cool dive-bomb type highway sound. Didja notice that this Jesus song is by Norman GREENBAUM, which should probably be a Jewish name? Oh well. Anyway, boogie on, people. -- Marc Hirsh (marc@owlnet.rice.edu)
"Good, bad, I'm the one with the gun." --- snappy end-of-file sign-off quote from Army Of Some but not All Darkness
/ ^ --- ugly red source of all evil wierd boogie tunes V

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