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Doctor & The Medics - Spirit In The Sky (Remixes)

A classic hit is reborn by Doctor & The Medics, "Spirit In The Sky" on Madman Records.

Wow, history is about to repeat it's self again with the rebirth, 29th anniversary remixes, of this classic hit by the Doctor & The Medics. Thanks to our friends at Sobel Promotions for getting us involved with turning this into a 21st Century hit. How about a little history lesson to bring you up to date with this group & their music?

The time was 1986. The New Romantic movement was in full swing. Androgyny was king (or queen.) Groups like Culture Club, Adam Ant, Eurythmics, and Duran Duran ruled the charts. Out of A UK underground club scene came another band, totally unique and formed to win a bet!! They were called Doctor and the Medics. The group adopted a look inspired by the UNCOOLEST elements of Psychedelia, Glam Rock and Punk. With music combining the COOLEST elements of those genres they had several indie chart hits. 

On one fateful night, the leader of the Medics, the Reverend Clive Thomas Jackson, otherwise known as The Doctor, had a dream. That dream led to a studio session, and a cover of Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky and the rest is history. Hitting #1 around the world. Selling millions of copies and I know that you were playing it on your dance floor or dancing to it yourself.

Flash forward 29 years. Why 29 and not 30? Look at the Doctor. Do you think he does anything conventional? We bring back the song that you couldn't get out of your head in the 80's with the release of the 29th Anniversary Remixes. Featuring mixes from some of Sobel Promotions finest remixers - Parralox, Julian Marsh, Middlemen (Joel Dickinson & Jason Lanoux), Dirty Disco and Jose Jimenez. The single that hit around the world is poised to do it again with all of the old fans singing its lyrics and I am sure it will develop a brand new fan base.

Are you ready to go up to the Spirit In The Sky? 


Make sure you connect with this historic group & their label, below.

 website) www.DoctorandTheMedics.com

  - Doctor & The Medics on Facebook

  - Rev Dr Clive Jackson on Twitter

 

 

 


Julian Marsh Radio Remix

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Doctor & The Medics - Spirit In The Sky (Remixes)

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#381 Marissa 2016-06-10 13:30
This is a great post. Thanks for sharing! Also, thanks for your comment on my recent blog post.
Really apprieciate it. : %url
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#380 Zombie Man 2016-04-02 11:44
BIG BIG HIT! :lol:
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#379 Club Jummpin DJ 2016-02-04 15:07
TY so much for posting this in our G+ group. We loved hearing about new mixes of this classic hit. :lol:
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#378 DJ-Tee Man 2016-01-22 13:28
You were right & I was wrong. All 3 of my clubs head to the dance floor when I play these mixes. They do grown on you for sure. 8)
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#377 Jackmaster Flash 2016-01-15 22:10
HS is this the real group from way back? I can't believe it. I heard 1 of your DJs playing this the other night & knew the song but not the mixes. WOW! What is old is new again. 8)
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#376 DJ DF Packer 2016-01-15 15:19
Can't believe that this is working again. I played it back in the 80s. Love big hits coming around again. :lol:
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#375 Jo Rida 2016-01-09 19:50
HS I know this group well. I danced to this song waaaay back in the day. I love this new remix. Keep posting Captain. Love what you guys are doing. :lol:
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#374 Party Man 2016-01-09 11:55
I can't believe that I'm dancing to a song I danced to back in the 80's & it's even better than before. Keep posting please so I can keep dancing. :lol:
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#373 DJ Maxmum 2015-12-23 21:48
HUGE HIT! Damn hot! :lol:
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#372 DJ-Odd Ball 2015-12-17 19:30
I like it! Damn hot remixes! 8)
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#371 Wayne Griffith 2015-12-10 01:32
Thank you Starfleet for having all the mixes. This certainly is a smash.
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#370 Oliver Gray 2015-12-10 01:29
Fills my dancefloor! Love all the mixes!
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#369 DJ Tocksin 2015-12-10 01:28
Added to heavy rotation on WPIL (The Buzz). The requests for this song are off the hook!
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#368 Timmy J 2015-12-09 13:30
My parents told me about this song when I showed them your post. They're still dancing to this mix. Must be a hit sound. 8)
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#367 Kaveh Taher 2015-12-09 01:08
Good job Doc! You did it!
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#366 Dyan Kane 2015-12-09 01:07
Congrats to Dr & The Medics! Well done on #1!
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#365 Kerry Louise Rogers 2015-12-09 01:06
Love Love Love this song and band!
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#364 Andrew Santis Aviles 2015-12-09 01:05
About time this band played the USA. Get them over here.
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#363 Adan 2015-12-09 01:05
This song rulez. Plain and simple
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#362 Niklas Psarros 2015-12-09 01:04
So glad this band is back. Can't wait to see what 2016 brings
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#361 Chris Westenhouser 2015-12-09 01:03
#1. Doc need to be heading to New York.
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#360 Wade 2015-11-27 13:26
Consider me a new fan. Looking forward to the follow up single
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#359 Tony P 2015-11-27 13:25
Excellent remix package!
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#358 King B 2015-11-27 13:24
Danced to it in the 80's.... Dancing to it now! :-*
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#357 Michael Kessler 2015-11-27 13:23
Dr & The Medics bringing back REAL Music!
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#356 Aramis H 2015-11-27 13:22
This is a #1 Hit if I ever heard one. My dance floor can't get enough
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