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Ozzy Osbourne Live EP
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EP (Live) by Ozzy Osbourne
Released 1980
Recorded 2 October 1980
Venue Gaumont, Southampton, UK
Genre Heavy metal
Length 13:12
Label Jet
Producer Max Norman
Ozzy Osbourne chronology
Blizzard of Ozz
(1980)
Ozzy Osbourne Live EP
(1980)
Diary of a Madman
(1981)

Ozzy Osbourne Live EP is a live EP released by Ozzy Osbourne in 1980.

Overview[edit]

The EP contained live versions of "Mr. Crowley" and "Suicide Solution" , performed at a 1980 Southampton performance - and "You Said It All" recorded at the soundcheck before the show with audience noise added. After performing a show in Birmingham, the band hastily returned to Ridge Farm Studio to remix the song "Goodbye To Romance" for an anticipated single release. The next morning they were informed that Jet Records wanted a new song to release instead as a single.[1] Rhoads, Daisley, and Kerslake quickly put together the song "You Said It All", with drummer Kerslake performing the guide vocal at soundcheck while a drunken Osbourne slept under the drum riser.[1][dead link] The plans to release "You Said It All" as a single were later scrapped for unknown reasons; the track was never recorded and the soundcheck version featured on Ozzy Osbourne Live EP is the only known performance of the song.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mr. Crowley" (Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley) - 4:51
  2. "You Said It All" (Osbourne, Rhoads, Daisley, Lee Kerslake) - 3:53
  3. "Suicide Solution" (Osbourne, Rhoads, Daisley) - 4:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Unheard Randy Rhoads recordings to be released". Classic Rock Magazine. 20 March 2014. Archived from the original on March 20, 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2014.