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Here are the best Black Sabbath songs, as voted on by fans like you. The records of the English rock band Black Sabbath all but created the standard for heavy metal. Ozzy Osboune's wail, Tony Iommi's leaden riffs, and Bill Ward and Geezer Butler's swing were a potent metal cauldron that inspired thousands of would be headbangers. This list sets out to create the ultimate playlist of one of metal's most revered bands. Songs like "Iron Man" and "Paranoid" are here, but we tried to include some curveballs that give you the full breadth of what Sabbath could do as well as some nods to their great Ronnie James Dio fronted albums.

Formed in Birmingham in 1968, Black Sabbath were originally a blues rock band before they adopted occult themes and becoming the heavy metal band fans all know and love today. Selling over 70 million records worldwide, Black Sabbath have won two Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

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War Pigs Paranoid, Born Again

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140 46
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Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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174 49
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Paranoid Paranoid, Born Again

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141 49
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Children of the Grave Master of Reality

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118 45
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133 63
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Iron Man Paranoid, Born Again, Black Sabbath

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149 75
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Black Sabbath Black Sabbath

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106 42
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The Wizard Black Sabbath

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86 36
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Electric Funeral Paranoid

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121 52
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Planet Caravan Paranoid

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117 59
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Sweet Leaf Master of Reality, Black Sabbath

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84 27
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Hole in the Sky Sabotage

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84 32
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Sabbra Cadabra Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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87 38
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Children of the Sea Heaven and Hell

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75 33
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Never Say Die Never Say Die!

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136 93
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N.I.B. Black Sabbath

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67 29
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120 81
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Snowblind Vol. 4

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105 71
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129 90
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Heaven and Hell Heaven and Hell

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53 28
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72 51
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Supernaut Vol. 4

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70 43
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After Forever Master of Reality

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43 21
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Trey Guyton added Junior's Eyes Never Say Die!

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50 35
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34 21
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44 31
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RobinGallego added Spiral Architect Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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54 36
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Neon Knights Heaven and Hell

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46 29
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Fluff Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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29 15
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Esavi added Zero the Hero Born Again

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30 20
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bumbieris2 added Megalomania Sabotage

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54 37
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RobinGallego added A National Acrobat Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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43 28
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The Mob Rules Mob Rules

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41 31
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Changes Vol. 4

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39 30
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Hand of Doom Paranoid

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43 34
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Killing Yourself to Live Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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41 28
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Evil Woman Black Sabbath

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33 26
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RobinGallego added Born Again Born Again

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36 24
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Lord of This World Master of Reality

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48 41
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RobinGallego added Sign of the Southern Cross Mob Rules

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42 30
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A Hard Road Never Say Die!

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24 18
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Dirty Women Technical Ecstasy

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22 15
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bsmith441 added Trashed Gillan's Inn

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43 31
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Mario Bruno added The Writ Sabotage

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37 26
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Rock 'n' Roll Doctor Technical Ecstasy

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35 26
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Die Young Heaven and Hell

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26 23
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28 21
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Turn Up the Night Mob Rules

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12 9
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Trey Guyton added Johnny Blade Never Say Die!

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28 22
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Warning Black Sabbath