The Writ (track) by Black Sabbath

The Writ by Black Sabbath
Year: 1975
From the album Sabotage (track #8)
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From 01/14/2021 16:57
On of Sabbath's best tracks, apparently what they thought of their previous management. Ozzy's finest performance?
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From 11/29/2012 23:05
One of the best songs on the album. Ozzy pushes his voice to the limit. A very emotional track.
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