My guess since this was recorded in the 70's that both song and performace
are very much protected. You might contact Warner Bros. since it was on
their record label that one version was released.
>I know this sounds inappropriate for this list; however, our intent
>is to make a promo video using "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman
>Greenbaum as background music. Is this person alive? Is this song
>still in copyright? We think it has fallen out of copyright, but need
>substantiation. thanks in advance. email@example.com