Because you told us this one was one of your favorite “one-hit-wonders,” we did a deep dive into “Spirit In the Sky.” Can’t you just hear that fuzz-guitar already?
When Dusty Springfield decided to stretch out, she only had to hop “across the pond” to the American South. The result was the sublime “Dusty In Memphis.”
That distinctive organ riff helped make “96 Tears” a classic hit. And its appeal wasn’t lost on other artists, including The Ramones and Aretha.