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Vote for the best Ozzy Osbourne song ever

Ozzy Osbourne
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After getting booted from Black Sabbath on April 27th 1979, Ozzy Osbourne figured his days were numbered. Expecting his return to England to be the closing chapter of his rags-to-riches story of rock stardom, Osbourne holed up in a hotel and started drinking himself towards the oblivion he was surely consigned to. 

But when manager Sharon Arden found Osbourne, she breathed fresh life into the singer (after kicking his arse back into shape), starting him on the road to stardom in his own right and a solo career that has lasted a further 40 years. With 12 studio albums in the rearview mirror (and a 13th on the horizon), we want you to help us select the best Ozzy Osbourne songs from his extensive canon.

For the sake of list we are considering any songs recorded by the Ozzy Osbourne band, or any times Ozzy has appeared as a featured guest (Alice Cooper, Motorhead err... Coal Chamber - we'll make no judgements!), but will not be considering any Black Sabbath songs (including those played live or covered with Ozzy as a guest vocalist - those have a list of their own). 

If you don't spot your favourite Ozzy contribution, add it to the list but otherwise have at it and check back to see how your favourites fared. 

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Writer for Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Louder, Rich has never met a feature he didn't fancy, which is just as well when it comes to covering everything rock, punk and metal for both print and online. Passionate about seeing the spread of metal on a global scale, Rich has spent the last decade seeking out emerging acts from around the world, covering everyone from Alien Weaponry and The Hu to Kaoteon, Nine Treasures and Jinjer, whilst also re-examining rock and metal history with bands like Faith No More, Sepultura and Ozzy Osbourne, alongside legendary events like Rock in Rio and the 1991 Clash Of The Titans tour.