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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Tag: Faith-based radio pop

"Judas to the Love We Knew"

God Pop on the Charts: Early 70s

The early 1970s I remember to be a particularly fertile time for catchy radio pop that preached the Good Word.  Researchers at Zero to 180 initially pegged Norman Greenbaum‘s “Spirit in the Sky” — a compelling mash-up of gospel and psychedelic rock that moved two million copies in 1969 and 1970

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