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Mr Crowley (12″, Picture Disc )

Year
Origin Japan press
Label
Reference
Matrix / Stencils
Barcode
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • A1 – Mr Crowley
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Randy Rhoads – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Lee Kerslake – drums
  • Don Airey – keyboards
Notes
  • One copy was sold from Israel
  • Single sided 12″ test sampler picture disc
  • Painted ozzy face on the front cover

So tired (7″, UK, Promo)

Year 1983
Origin Great Britain
Label Epic
Reference DA 4260
Matrix / Stencils Side A:
Side B:
Barcode
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • A. So tired
  • B. Forever (live)
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Jake E. Lee – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Tommy Aldridge – drums
  • Don Airey – keyboards
Notes
DA4260 is listed in Martin Strong’s ‘The Great Rock Discography’ but it was immediately recalled and only a few copies came out. Two month’s later in May ’84 it was released as DA4452. This was also a double 7” release of So Tired but the Live B sides were both different!

So Tired (12″, UK, Autographed)

Year 1983
Origin Great Britain
Label Epic
Reference TA 4452
Matrix / Stencils Side A:TA 4452 A1
Side B: TA 4452 A1
Barcode
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • Side A
  • 01 – So tired
  • 02 – Waiting for Darkness
  • Side B
  • 01 – Bark at the moon (live)
  • 02 – Suicide Solution (live)
  • 03 – Paranoid (live)
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Jake E. Lee – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Tommy Aldridge – drums
  • Don Airey – keyboards
Notes
– Excerpt from Bark at the Moon LP
– Contain a sew on patch
– Copy signed by Ozzy, Jake E Lee, Randy Castillo, Phil Soussan

Diary of A Madman ( LP, RU, Counterfeit )

Year 1981
Origin
Label AnTrop
Reference П93-00299-300
Matrix / Stencils Side A:
Side B:
Barcode
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • A1 – Over The Mountain
  • A2 – Flying High Again
  • A3 – You Can’t Kill Rock And Roll
  • A4 – Believer
  • B1 – Little Dolls
  • B2 – Tonight
  • B3 – S.A.T.O
  • B4 – Diary Of A Madman
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Randy Rhoads – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Lee Kerslake – drums
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • John Cook – keyboards (not credited)
Notes
Russian label which was named after the legendary Russian underground producer and sound engineer, Андрей Тропилло, who started releasing a series of classic Rock albums in the early 90s. These releases were not legitimate.

Talk of the Devil (LP, UK)

Year 1982
Origin
Label JET Records
Reference JET12030
Ozz Number N/A
Matrix / Stencils JET DP 401 – A1
JET DP 401 – A2
JET DP 401 – B1
JET DP 401 – B2
JET DP 401 – C1
JET DP 401 – C2
JET DP 401 – D1
JET DP 401 – D2
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • Side 1
  • 01 – Symptom Of The Universe
  • 02 – Snowblind
  • 03 – Black Sabbath
  • Side 2
  • 01 – Fairies Wear Boots
  • 02 – War Pigs
  • 03 – The Wizard
  • Side 3
  • 01 – N.I.B.
  • 02 – Sweet Leaf
  • 03 – Never Say Die
  • Side 4
  • 01 – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
  • 02 – Iron Man / Children Of The Grave
  • 03 – Paranoid
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Brad Gillis – guitar
  • Rudy Sarzo – bass
  • Tommy Aldridge – drums
Notes
Signed by Ozzy & Ronnie the dwarf (autheticity to be confirmed)

Diary of A Madman (LP, US)

Year 1981
Origin USA
Label JET
Reference FZ 37492
Matrix / Stencils Side A: P BL 37492-1A
Side B: P BL 37492-1B
Barcode
Other Identifiers
Track List
  • A1 – Over The Mountain
  • A2 – Flying High Again
  • A3 – You Can’t Kill Rock And Roll
  • A4 – Believer
  • B1 – Little Dolls
  • B2 – Tonight
  • B3 – S.A.T.O
  • B4 – Diary Of A Madman
Line up
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Randy Rhoads – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Lee Kerslake – drums
  • Don Airey – keyboards
  • John Cook – keyboards (not credited)
Notes

Shot in the Dark ( 7″, Malaysia Jukebox)

Year 1986
Origin
Label Music Box
Reference E 417
Matrix / Stencils E 417
Barcode
Track List
  • A – Shot In The Dark
Line up
    Side A
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Jake E Lee – guitar
  • Phil Soussan – bass
  • Randy Castillo – drums
  • Mike Moran – keyboards
  • Side B
  • Ozzy Osbourne – vocals
  • Randy Rhoads – guitar
  • Bob Daisley – bass
  • Lee Kerslake – drums
  • John Cook – keyboards (uncredited)
  • Don Airey – keyboards
Notes
Most likely a counterfeit for Jukebox (music Box)