Is Dr Clive Jackson a real DR?
Clive doesn’t actually have a doctorate, but he tells me he is a bona fide reverend. “I seriously wanted to be a doctor,” says the singer, who is a dead ringer for spaced out Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy pilot Zaphod Beeblebrox – but with just the one head!
How old is Dr and the Medics?
Doctor and the Medics is a British glam rock band formed in London in 1981. The group was most successful during the 1980s and is best known for their cover of Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit in the Sky” which reached No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart. The band currently performs with a newer and established line-up.
Who was the lead singer with Dr and the Medics?
Clive JacksonDoctor and the Medics / Lead singer
When did Dr and the Medics sing 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 No. 1 spot in the UK….Spirit in the Sky.
|“Spirit in the Sky”|
|Released||December 1969 (UK) January 1970 (US)|
|Genre||Psychedelic rock hard rock gospel|
Where are Dr and the Medics from?
London, United KingdomDoctor and the Medics / Origin
What band was Pete Burns in?
Dead or AlivePete Burns / Music group
Who sang Spirit in the Sky doctor and the medics?
Spirit in the Sky/Artists
Who were the dancers in Doctor in the medics?
Among the group were a pair of female backing singers/dancers known as The Anadin Brothers. They were Collette Appleby (no relation to Mel And Kim I imagine) and Wendi West (who went on to marry The Doctor), who had also worked with The Cult.
How many hits did Dr and the Medics have?
Often seen as One Hit Wonders the band did get to number 22 with their next single “Burn”, however The Dr still likes to wear his “One Hit Wonder” badge with pride, making them the only One Hit Wonder to have had 2 hits!
Who had a hit with Spirit in the Sky?
Story highlights. Norman Greenbaum, best known for his much-played 1969 hit “Spirit in the Sky,” was in critical condition after a crash that killed a motorcycle driver Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
Who was Pete Burns husband?
Michael SimpsonPete Burns / Husband (m. 2007–2008)