01 March 2019
Midlands Metalheads Radio are celebrating 50 Years of Metal, and this started last week end. I had the honour of putting a show together based around Black Sabbaths ground breaking first album – The album that is credited with starting Heavy Metal.
It would be short show if I just played the album so the show highlights the musical landscape at the time of release with tracks from the album chart on February 13th 1970 when Black Sabbath was released.
I to highlight the impact and influence of this album I also put in covers of Sabbath songs by massive artists that have covered Black Sabbath songs.
Oh….. I also managed to cram in lots and lots of facts about that that first album, as well as about some other songs in the show.
As you regular listeners know, I’m rubbish with Facts and information…. so once you’ve listened the the podcast head over to the article that the might Steph (who’s a reviewer on the station) has written about 1970 for the 50 Years of Metal project –
Bil Ward – Bombers
Biohazard – After forever
Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath – The Wizard
Black Sabbath – Behind the wall of sleep
Black Sabbath – N.I.B.
Black Sabbath – Evil Woman
Black Sabbath – Sleeping Village
Black Sabbath – Warning
Black Sabbath – Wicked world
Canned Heat – Amphetamine Annie
Crazy Lixx – Wicked (FACEBOOK)
Cream – Badge
Cream – Crossroads
Creedance Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon rising
Deadland Ritual – Down in flames
Eden’s Curse – Unbreakable (FACEBOOK)
Fugitive – Slave to love (FACEBOOK)
House of Lords – Shoot
Iommi – Dopamine
Jimi Hendrix – If 6 was 9
Johnny Cash – Boy named Sue
Led Zeppelin – Good Times
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta love
Megadeth – Paranoid
Motley Crew – Bad boy boogie
Ozzy Osbourne – Gets me through
Rolling Stones – Paint it black
Rolling Stones – Honky tonk Woman
Sepultura – Symptom of the Universe
The Beatles – Lucy in the sky with diamonds
The Beatles – Come together
Tuff – All new generation
White zombie – Children of the grave
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