How many versions of Ghost Riders in the Sky are there?
The song (Ghost) Riders in the Sky must be one of the most recorded country songs ever. Wikipedia lists over 100 versions in 11 different languages.
Who Covered Spirit in the Sky?
The song was featured on the 1969 album of the same name. Cover versions by Doctor and the Medics and Gareth Gates have also made the #1 spot in the UK. Gareth Gates (with the Kumars) version.
|” Spirit in the Sky “|
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What fuzz pedal was used on Spirit in the Sky?
The spirit in the sky fuzz was a custom on-board fuzz built by a friend of Greenbaum. I think PT is referring to the “Herzog Device” which was more or less a high gain Fender Champ driving a load resistor with a line out. The original was built by Giles Garnet.
What is a Ghost Rider?
The Ghost Rider is a human who can transform into a skeletal superhuman wreathed in ethereal flame and given supernatural powers. Each Ghost Rider entity also had abilities specific to him or her. Johnny Blaze. Originally when Blaze transformed into Ghost Rider, his body changed but not the clothes he was wearing.
Who did Ghost Riders in the Sky first?
The original version by Stan Jones was recorded in late 1948 or early 1949. A recording by Stan Jones and his Death Valley Rangers issued on Mercury 5320 in May 1949. Fellow songwriter Eden Ahbez sent the song to Burl Ives, who recorded his own version in early 1949.
Is the Ghost Rider real?
The tale of the Ghost Riders is by far the saddest, most evil, not to mention, the most famous one in the country. This legend is sadly true, a senseless ghoulish tragedy which took place in Crosby County, Texas. You may know it as Stampede Mesa. The legend inspired the classic song “ Ghost Riders in the Sky.”