Music Diary – 13th February

Welcome to my Music Diary – today for the 13th February!

Black_Sabbath_debut_album

On the 13th February 1970 – and yes, it was a Friday – the legendaty self-titled debut album by Black Sabbath was released in the UK. The LP reached No. 8 on the British chart and this recording is considered as one of the first Heavy Metal performances ever. „Black Sabbath“ hit the US market a few months later – on the 1st June 1970.

All seven songs were recorded on the 16th October 1969 at the Regent Sound Studios in London and produced by Rodger Bain. The only single outtake was „Evil Woman“ (a cover version of a Crow song) with „Wicked World“ on the b-side, which was released already one month before, on the 9th January 1970. Other classic songs from the Black Sabbath debut album are „Black Sabbath„, „The Wizard“ and „N.I.B.


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Music Diary – 7th January

Welcome to my Music Diary – today for the 7th January!

Black_Sabbath_-_Paranoid

On the 7th January 1971, the second studio album by Black Sabbath was released in the USA. „Paranoid“ became a milestone in Heavy Metal history and it features classics like the title track (which reached number 4 on the UK chart), „Iron Man“ and „War Pigs„.


All eight tracks were recorded (produced by Rodger Bain) from the 16th until the 21st June 1970 at the Regent Studios and Island Studios in London.


The North American edition of this LP have a slightly different track list: The songs „War Pigs“ is entitled as „War Pigs/Luke’s Wall“ and „Fairies Wear Boots“ as „Jack the Striper/Fairies Wear Boots“.

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