New Poll Lists Top 20 Solo Ozzy Tracks


The readers of rated their favorite solo Ozzy Osbourne tracks over the past 40 years. Not surprisingly, seven of the songs came from his 1980 debut, Blizzard Of Ozz, and four from its 1981 followup, Diary Of A Madman. Topping the list were a pair of 1980 classics — “Mr. Crowley” at Number One and “Crazy Train” at Number Two. 1983's “Bark At The Moon” came in at Number Three, followed by 1991's “No More Tears” at Number Four, with the Top Five rounded out by the 1981 title track to Diary Of A Madman.

Ozzy Osbourne admitted to us a while back he's never been one for conventional lyrics: “I'm not one of these guys that can write about boy-meets-girl and, I mean, it's got to mean something to me. I don't write all the lyrics, but I have to say, 'Well, y'know, isn't that strange that that happened when this happened,' and I'll get going, y'know?”

The Top 20 Solo Ozzy Osbourne Tracks – via the readers of

1. “Mr. Crowley”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
2. “Crazy Train”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
3. “Bark At The Moon”Bark At The Moon (1983)
4. “No More Tears” No More Tears (1991)
5. “Diary Of A Madman” Diary Of A Madman (1981)
6. “Shot In The Dark”The Ultimate Sin (1986)
7. “Mama, I'm Coming Home”No More Tears (1991)
8. “Over the Mountain” Diary Of A Madman (1981)
9. “Flying High Again” Diary Of A Madman (1981)
10. “I Don't Know”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
11. “Suicide Solution”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
12. “Perry Mason”Ozzmosis (1995)
13. “Goodbye To Romance”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
14. “Revelation (Mother Earth)” Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
15. “Hellraiser”No More Tears (1991)
16. “Mr. Tinkertrain” No More Tears (1991)
17. “Miracle Man”No Rest For The Wicked (1988)
18. “S.A.T.O.”Blizzard Of Ozz (1980)
19. “Believer”Diary Of A Madman (1981)
20. “Dreamer” Down To Earth (2001)

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