Who here likes Sabbath?
- Last night we put in my old bootleg videotape of Black Sabbath Live in
Paris 1970. If you have any passing interest in BS, find a copy of
this immediately to see them just as Paranoid album was coming out. So
good! Tange was amazed! This is Ozzy before he became "Ozzy Osbourne"
and he wasn't the whole show but just stood to the side of the stage
and watched as the others played. He was really into the songs and
could be the first "headbanger" maybe. He was doing it a lot on stage
before it became popular to do. They got a lot of stick from the
pompous critics of the day but looking back now it is easy to see that
they had "IT" in spades. Bill Ward's drumming was always panned but he
can do no wrong on this show. Just to hear his classic drum tunings
and those trademark fills in a live setting, you go "Yup, that's the