On Friday Ozzy's Randy Rhoads Era Record Store Day Releases Detailed was a top story. Here is the recap: 2011's Record Store Day Ambassador Ozzy Osbourne will celebrate the event this year with two releases:
Ozzy Live, a double LP set taken from 2011's Blizzard of Ozz/Diary of a Madman 30th Anniversary Collector Box, and a 7" live version of Diary of a Madman's classic Ozzy track "Believer." Both are limited-edition, numbered vinyl editions which contain never-before- published archival photos.
For the first time ever, a vinyl version of the Ozzy Live CD--recorded on the Blizzard Of Ozz tour--will be released as a stand-alone title and issued on 180 gram vinyl. Beyond the live music, side 4 of the double LP features the 2010 Guitar & Vocal Mix of "Goodbye to Romance," along with the lost Randy Rhoads guitar solo "RR."
In another first, the 7" vinyl live version of "Believer," taken from the Ozzy Live CD, will be issued as a special polka dot picture disc, inspired by Randy Rhoads' famous polka dot guitar. The track is being released to honor the 30th anniversary (March 19) of the acclaimed guitarist's passing. - more on this story