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Greatest Hits 1970–1978

Greatest Hits 1970–1978
Black Sabbath - Greatest Hits 1970-1978.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released14 March 2006
Recorded1969–1978
GenreHeavy metal
Length74:28
LabelRhino
Warner Bros.
ProducerBlack Sabbath, Rodger Bain, Patrick Meehan, Mike Butcher
Black Sabbath compilations chronology
Black Box
(2004)
Greatest Hits 1970–1978
(2006)
Black Sabbath: The Dio Years
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media6.2/10.0 [2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[3]

Greatest Hits 1970–1978 is a compilation album from Black Sabbath, released in 2006.

This album features only the original line-up of Black Sabbath with all the albums Ozzy Osbourne worked on presented from 1970's self-titled debut album to 1978's Never Say Die!.

The album debuted on the Billboard 200 album chart on 1 April 2006 at number 96.[4] It spent 10 weeks on the chart.[4]

It was released to coincide with the band's induction into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Track listing

All songs written by Black Sabbath (Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward).

No.TitleOriginal albumLength
1."Black Sabbath"Black Sabbath, 19706:16
2."N.I.B."Black Sabbath5:22
3."The Wizard"Black Sabbath4:20
4."War Pigs"Paranoid, 19707:54
5."Paranoid"Paranoid2:48
6."Iron Man" (Single version)Paranoid3:29
7."Sweet Leaf"Master of Reality, 19715:03
8."Children of the Grave"Master of Reality5:15
9."Changes"Black Sabbath, Vol. 4, 19724:43
10."Snowblind"Black Sabbath, Vol. 45:27
11."Supernaut"Black Sabbath, Vol. 44:41
12."Sabbath Bloody Sabbath"Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, 19735:42
13."Hole in the Sky"Sabotage, 19754:02
14."Rock 'n' Roll Doctor"Technical Ecstasy, 19763:26
15."Never Say Die"Never Say Die!, 19783:48
16."Dirty Women"Technical Ecstasy7:13

Personnel

Black Sabbath

Production

Release history

United Kingdom 14 March 2006 Rhino Records
United States ??? Warner Bros. Records
Canada ??? Warner Bros. Records

See also

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Raposa, David (2006-05-02). "Greatest Hits 1970-1978 - Black Sabbath". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2012-02-26.
  3. ^ "Black Sabbath: Album Guide". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
  4. ^ a b "Black Sabbath chart history". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 19 August 2009.