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Master of Reality

Black Sabbath

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 21st, 1971
Catalog ID:
6360 050
Label:
Vertigo
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
20 reviews (avg. 94%)
Side A
1. Sweet Leaf 05:05   Show lyrics
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2. After Forever 05:26   Show lyrics
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3. Embryo 00:28   instrumental
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4. Children of the Grave 05:17   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Orchid 01:31   instrumental
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6. Lord of This World 05:26   Show lyrics
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7. Solitude 05:02   Show lyrics
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8. Into the Void 06:12   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ozzy Osbourne Vocals, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9)
Tony Iommi Guitars, Flute (track 7), Piano (track 7), Synthesizer (track 2), Songwriting (tracks 1-9)
Geezer Butler Bass, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 1, 4, 6-8)
Bill Ward Drums, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 2)
Miscellaneous staff
Marcus Keef Photography
Rodger Bain Producer
Mike Stanford Art direction
Ozzy Osbourne Vocals, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9)
Tony Iommi Guitars, Flute (track 7), Piano (track 7), Synthesizer (track 2), Songwriting (tracks 1-9)
Geezer Butler Bass, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 1, 4, 6-8)
Bill Ward Drums, Songwriting (track 1, 3, 4, 6-9), Lyrics (track 2)
Marcus Keef Photography
Rodger Bain Producer
Mike Stanford Art direction
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Issued in a fully laminated and embossed box type sleeve that opens from the top and bottom and includes a large folded six pane color poster.

"Sweet Leaf" is street slang for Marijuana.

Recording information:

Recorded at Record Plant in Los Angeles.

The looped coughing that serves as the album intro is Tony Iommi's.

Identifiers:

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Matrix / Runout (Side B Variant 5): 6360050 2Y//1▽420 12 20 04
Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 6): 6360050 1Y//1▽420 1 11 2 04
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Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 7): 6360050 1Y//1▽420 11 2 4 04
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Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 8): 6360050 1Y//1▽420 1 14
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