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Norman Greenbaum

Singer/songwriter Norman Greenbaum was born November 20, 1942, in Malden, Massachusetts. He was raised in a traditional Jewish household and went to Hebrew school. His initial interest in music was sparked by Southern blues music and the folk music that was hugely popular in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He performed with various bands in high ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ocean's Eleven
Ocean's Eleven Soundtrack
(2001)
Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad Soundtrack
(2016)
Apollo 13
Apollo 13 Soundtrack
(1995)
This Is the End
This Is the End Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017/I Life (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2016 The Founder (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
  Good Girls Revolt (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Futures (2016) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2016 Suicide Squad (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2016 I Am Not a Serial Killer (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2015 Woodlawn (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2015/I Mr. Right (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
  Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Captain Peralta (2015) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2014 Dead and Awake (writer: "Spirit In The Sky (Main Theme)")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Hooked on a Feeling by Blue Swede (2014) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2014 Meet the Patels (Documentary) (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2014 Extraterrestrial (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2013 This Is the End (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2013 Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2013 Love and Honor (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2013 Lovelace (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2012 Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal (Documentary) (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2012 For the Love of Money (performer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY") / (writer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY")
 2011 Rubbeldiekatz (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2011 Poppies (Video) (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- The March (2011) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
  The Good Guys (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Supercops (2010) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
  Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The 1970s (2009) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
  Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Good God, Y'All (2009) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2009)
- Chaz Dalton's Space Academy (2009) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
- Get a Real Job (2007) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2008/I W. (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2008 Rock Band 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2008 Swingtown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Pilot (2008) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2008 Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (Documentary) (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2008 Summerhood (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2008 Sunshine Cleaning (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
  M.V.P. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Game On (2008) ... (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2007 House M.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Games (2007) ... ("Spirit in the sky")
 2007 December Boys (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2007 Eight Miles High ("Spirit In The Sky") / (performer: "Spirit In The Sky")
  I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- 1970 (2006) ... (performer: "Spirit In the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In the Sky")
 2006 Jesus Camp (Documentary) (lyrics: "Spirit In the Sky") / (music: "Spirit In the Sky")
 2006 Opal Dream (performer: "Spirit in the sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the sky")
  7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Mama's Gonna Buy You a Diamond Ring (2005) ... (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2005 The Longest Yard (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2005 The Sandlot 2 (Video) (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
  Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- It Happened One Night (2005) ... (performer: "Spirit In The Sky" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky" - uncredited)
  Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Hochspannung (2005) ... (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
  Undercover (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Die Geisterjäger (2005) ... (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2004 Purgatory House (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2003 Breakfast with Hunter (Documentary) (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1986-2003 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 February 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
- Episode dated 25 December 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Spirit In the Sky")
 2003 The Event (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2002 Halleluja (Short) (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2001 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Judgement (2001) ... (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2000 Night Fever (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (2000) ... (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 2000 Remember the Titans (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 2000 Saving Grace (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1999 Superstar (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1999 The Secret Life of Girls (performer: "Spirit in The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in The Sky")
 1998 Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms (TV Movie) (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 1998 A Simple Plan (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1998 The Wolves of Kromer (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1998 My Name Is Joe (performer: "Spirit in the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1997 Contact (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 1996 Michael (performer: "Spirit in the Sky" (1969) - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit in the Sky" (1969) - uncredited)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 1994 The War (performer: "Spirit In The Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In The Sky")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (performer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY") / (writer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY")
 1993 Household Saints (performer: "Spirit In the Sky") / (writer: "Spirit In the Sky")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lawn & Garden (1993) ... (writer: "Spirit in the Sky")
 1990 Miami Blues (performer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY") / (writer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY")
 1987 Maid to Order (lyrics: "Spirit In The Sky") / (music: "Spirit In The Sky")
 1986 Montgolfier of Death (performer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY") / (writer: "SPIRIT IN THE SKY")
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Single: "California Earthquake" (Reprise Records) See more »
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Trivia:

Formed his first group, Dr. West's Medicine Show and Junk Band, in 1966. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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