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Title:
Memoirs of a madman
Author:
Osbourne, Ozzy, 1948- , composer, performer.
Edition:
[Explicit version]
Publication Information:
[New York, NY] : Epic : Legacy, [2014]

℗2014
Physical Description:
1 audio disc (78 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
For the first time, seventeen of Ozzy Osbourne's biggest solo hits are brought together in a career spanning collection. Included are such rock classics as Crazy Train; Bark at the Moon; No More Tears; and Mama, I'm Coming Home.
General Note:
Title from disc label.

Compact disc.

Includes previously released material.

Full credits on container insert.
Language:
English
Contents:
Crazy train Mr. Crowley Flying high again Over the mountain Bark at the moon Ultimate sin Miracle man No more tears (edit) Mama, I'm coming home Road to nowhere Perry Mason I just want you Gets me through Changes I don't wanna stop Let me hear you scream Paranoid (live)
Reading Level:
Parental advisory; explicit content: strong language.
Added Author:
UPC:
888750156525
Format :
Music CD

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Through summoning demons from the depths of hell as the frontman of metal pioneers Black Sabbath in their best days, partying hard through the '80s and landing on a reality show focusing on his dysfunctional family in the 2000s, Ozzy Osbourne has kept on the wicked side for the majority of his decades-spanning career in evil. Starting his solo bid almost immediately after his departure from Sabbath, Ozzy turned in classic metal albums with early-'80s Randy Rhoads collaborations like Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman, and stayed consistently strong with many platinum-selling albums throughout the '90s, 2000s, and beyond. The Ozzman has never shied away from live records, repackagings, or greatest-hits collections, either, and Memoirs of a Madman collects standout cuts from each of his 11 studio albums, offering a full range of singles that shows the full spectrum of his development as the ever-menacing prince of heavy metal darkness. The 17 tracks here run in chronological order, from 1980’s easily recognizable “Crazy Train” through to early-'90s power ballads like “Mama I’m Coming Home” up to “Let Me Hear You Scream” from his 2010 studio offering Scream. His Sabbath days get a nod or two as well, with a cover of their brooding piano ballad “Changes” that Ozzy and daughter Kelly offer up as a reworked duet, and an unreleased live recording of “Paranoid” from 2010. ~ Fred Thomas