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My sister had this album.
I listened to it loads when round her house from a young age.
It rocked then and still rocks today.

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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 01:13:22 am »
Thanks for the reminder! Classic album. I have it in my "Top 100 albums that changed music forever" collection. And to this day, one of the best Sabbath albums ever released in my opinion.

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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 08:14:09 am »
Great blast from the past!!! First track one of my favourites, I remember trying to get the Tony Iommi sounds for ages and then it clicked, it wasn’t about adding dirt it was about driving the amp hard! I had to get a attenuator to avoid upsetting the whole street - those were the days when I had a Fender twin 😂😂😂
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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2020, 12:01:09 pm »
Great blast from the past!!! First track one of my favourites, I remember trying to get the Tony Iommi sounds for ages and then it clicked, it wasn’t about adding dirt it was about driving the amp hard! I had to get a attenuator to avoid upsetting the whole street - those were the days when I had a Fender twin 😂😂😂

Not surprised you struggled. Iommi never used any Fender amps. Mostly Laneys, Marshalls and Vox. All far beefier than a twangy twin.

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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 03:58:13 pm »
And I am ever so happy to say that when my 21 year old son finally came out of the musical closet, he'd developed a taste for hard rock, including a little Sabbath and his favourite Sabbath song is The Wizard :)

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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2020, 04:44:49 am »
The ol'lady(her words) and I are listening to the Wizard right now for Valentines day.
Gota love a woman who love Black Sabbath.
I think I throw on Eat a Peach when Sabbath is finished, she also an Allman Brothers
fan.
We were listening to the Rossington Collins band (the serviving members of
Lynyard Skynyrd and her favorite band) before we put on Sabbath.

Before that we were play guitar. She wants to get back into playing more.
Happy Valentine's Day everyone.


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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2020, 03:11:37 am »
Still have my copy. One of the first LPs I bought :)
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Re: 13 February 1970 - FIFTY years since the release of Black Sabbath
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2020, 07:13:07 pm »
I saw this list of great albums turning 50 in 2020 and thought for the most part it's a great list, Black Sabbath of course is on it, just a few I haven't heard that may turn out to be gems.

"Bridge over Troubled Water," Simon & Garfunkel
"Moondance," Van Morrison
"Sweet Baby James," James Taylor
"Morrison Hotel," The Doors
"Black Sabbath," Black Sabbath
"Déjà Vu," Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
"xx--xx Brew," Miles Davis
"Let It Be," Beatles
"Deep Purple in Rock," Deep Purple
"Workingman's Dead," Grateful Dead
"John Barleycorn Must Die," Traffic
"Fun House," The Stooges
"Cosmo's Factory," Creedence Clearwater Revival
"Sex Machine," James Brown
"Curtis," Curtis Mayfield
"Paranoid," Black Sabbath
"After the Gold Rush," Neil Young
"Abraxas," Santana
"Led Zeppelin III," Led Zeppelin
"Starsailor," Tim Buckley
"American Beauty," Grateful Dead
"Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs," Derek and the Dominos
"Loaded," The Velvet Underground
"All Things Must Pass," George Harrison
"John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band," John Lennon
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