Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne (born December 3, 1948), is an English vocalist, songwriter, actor and reality television star who rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. He left the band in 1979 and went on to have a successful solo career, releasing eleven studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the United States. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions, recording the album 13 (2013).

20th Century Highlights

  • Black Sabbath (1970-1979, 1985, 1997-2006)
  • Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Ozz (1980), UK #7
  • Diary of a Madman (1981), UK #14
  • “Bark at the Moon” (1983), UK #21
  • “So Tired” (1984), UK #20
  • “Shot in the Dark (1986), UK #20
  • The Ultimate Sin (1986), UK #8
  • Trick or Treat (1986), “Rev Aaron Gilstrom”
  • Tribute (1987), UK #13
  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988), himself
  • “No More Tears” (1991), UK #32
  • No More Tears (1991), UK #17
  • “Perry Mason” (1995), UK #23

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