Take a look at the below list of Ozzy Osbourne Top 10 Songs and Albums of All Time till 2017 with new and upcoming songs 2017. John Michael Osbourne (Ozzy Osbourne) is an English songwriter and singer. Ozzy is highly associated with heavy metal rock music. Ozzy became famous as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. In 1979, the group fired him, and he began what turned out to be a successful solo career. His success and length of his career earned have earned him the title, “The Godfather of Heavy Metal.” Aside from music, Ozzy is a successful television star. He featured in The Osbournes, an MTV reality program, alongside his wife and two children. In the film Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, he had a cameo role as himself.
List of Top 10 songs by Ozzy Osbourne of all time Till 2017
10. I don’t Know- 1980
Ozzy never liked fans viewing him as a hero. His ten-year long struggle with substance abuse could be the reason. He dedicated this rock hit to his fans with the message “I don’t know.” Fans should never go looking for answers from him. The lyrics are great, and the presentation is incredible. His guitarists, Rhoads proved why he was one of the best rock guitarists of that time in this song.
9. Bark at the Moon- 1983
‘Bark at the Moon’ is Ozzy’s first song to have a music video. The song narrates about a mystical creature which terrorized a town. The animal was killed, only to mysteriously re-emerge later and continue to terrorize the village. In the video, Ozzy is the creature depicted in the lyrics. He is a mad scientist who drinks a chemical that turns him into a werewolf, the creature in the lyrics. The song peaked at No.21 in UK Charts.
8. Dreamer- 2001
This song has a strong resemblance to John Lennon’s ‘Imagine.’ Like ‘Imagine,’ ‘Dreamer’ talks about the musician’s vision of a better world for his children- the world where his children are safe and above all happy. Ozzy publicly claimed ‘Dreamer’ to be his ‘Imagine.’ Apparently, John Lennon was Ozzy’s Idol.
7. Gets me Through-2001
‘Gets Me Through’ is from the 2001 album Down to Earth. In this song, he thanks his fans. Also, he explains to his fans who he really is. He is not supernatural, he is not an antichrist, he is just a human being. The music video features flames and events of destruction. Due to its resemblance to the events of 9/11, the video could not be played on television. Ozzy had to redraft the video for general viewing. The song won Metal Edge Music Video of The Year and Song of the Year in 2001.
6. Crazy Train- 1980
‘Crazy Train’ is the first single Ozzy recorded. It was released on his debut album Blizzard of Ozz. The live version of ‘Crazy Train’ was released in 1981 on the album tribute and the music video released in 1987. The song narrated the Cold War and expressed the fear of annihilation, which was common during that period. Randy Rhoads and Bob Daisley assisted in writing that song. The song peaked at No.9 in US charts and No.49 in UK charts. This is one of the Ozzy Osbourne Top 10 Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. Shot in the Dark- 1986
‘Shot in the Dark is a track on the 1986 album The Ultimate Sin. It is one of his most successful singles, too. The original songwriter of this song is Phil Soussan, a member of the famous band Wildlife. Ozzy assisted in rewriting the lyrics. The song was very successful but is often omitted from Ozzy’s best hits due to issues of authorship. Soussan’s former band members, the Overland brothers, claimed they deserved writing credit for the song. ‘Shot in the Dark; was Ozzy’s first single to appear in US Hot 100 charts.
4. No More Tears- 1991
‘No More Tears’ is the longest single Ozzy has ever recorded, 7:23. A shortened version of the song was released. The song appears in the movie Little Nicky. As the film ends, during the final battle scene, Osbourne appears, and the song can be heard playing in the background. According to Ozzy, the song was “a gift from God.” It sure was since it peaked at No.5 on US Mainstream Rock Charts and No.71 in Billboard Hot 100. Ozzy says the song is about a serial killer.
3. I don’t Wanna Stop- 2007
After its release in April 2017, Ozzy first performed the song on 18th May 2007 edition the WWE Friday Night SmackDown aired at the 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore. Since then, the song has been the theme song of Brent Albright, a professional wrestler. It was also the theme song of the WWE Judgement Day 2007 PPV. The song is one of his most successful singles as it peaked at No.1 in US Mainstream Rock Charts.
2. Flying High Again- 1981
‘Fling High Again’ is one of Ozzy’s most successful singles. On its release, many assumed Ozzy was talking about Marijuana. However, the artist claimed he was talking about career- re-emerging after being kicked out of Black Sabbath. As the lyrics stated, he did fly high again. The song reached No.16 in UK Top 100 and No.2 in US Rock charts.
1. Mama, I’m Coming Home- 1992
‘Mama I’m Coming Home’ is his only single to reach top 50 in Billboard Hot 100, at No.28. This ballad is directed to his wife, Sharon Osbourne, who is “Mama” in the song. He expresses how he returns to her after his inevitable retirement. The song was co-written by Lemmy Kilmister and Zakk Wylde.
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2. Let Me Hear You Scream
The last studio album Ozzy released was Scream, in June 2010. The album featured the single ‘Let Me Hear You Scream” that debuted in an episode of CSI: NY in April 2010. The single peaked at No.7 in Billboard Rock Songs and remained on the charts for eight weeks.
1. Life Won’t Wait
Another hit single from the same 2010 album is ‘Life Won’t wait. The music video for this song was directed by his son Jack Osbourne. After the release of this song, Osbourne said he was working on another album. Since then he has released Memoirs of A Madman, which is a unique collection of hit singles from throughout his long career.
There is no doubt that Ozzy Osbourne is a major contributor to what Heavy Metal is today. He is a controversial figure who is rumored to be a member of the Church of England. Christian groups have in the past claimed Ozzy;s music videos promoted Satanism. Nonetheless, Ozzy is a great musician in the rock genre. Osbourne’s Halls of Fame inductions includes the UK in 2005 and the US Rock and Roll a year later. Fans are eagerly waiting for his next studio album.