Posts from 25th November 2009

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Nov 09

DOCTOR AND THE MEDICS – “Spirit In The Sky”

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#571, 7th June 1986, video

Every year has its flukes but this is one of the more inexplicable – unknowns before and since, amiable psych revivalists by the look of their discography, scoring a massive international hit with this unexceptional cover. Everyone I knew hated it, but even so I suspect it was one for the kids, powered along by Doctor’s big-haired visual hook – part Arthur Brown, part Roy Wood, all panto.

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