Black Sabbath Classic Featured In Birmingham Album

(hennemusic) Black Sabbath's 1970 classic, "War Pigs", is featured on a new album promoting tourism in their hometown of Birmingham, England. Visit Birmingham has created a collection entitled "B Side: The Album", featuring music by artists from the West Midlands.

A panel for the tourism board reviewed over 150 songs by 85 artists covering six decades to create the top 21 songs that they feel represents the diverse and rich range of music from the region.

"War Pigs" was the opening track on Black Sabbath's second album, "Paranoid." The project peaked at No. 12 on the US Billboard 200 on its way to selling more than 4 million copies in the States alone. more on this story

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