Rare photograph of Black Sabbath during recording of their self-titled album at Regent Sound Studio (1969)
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Not all the biographies mention that after Mythology disappeared in a puff of smoke sometime in the first half of 1968, Tony Iommi was involved in a band called Velvett Fogg. The band would eventually record an album with Tony’s cousin on guitar. Very .
This Jacket is certainly one of the coolest historical Black Sabbath items ever ! The jacket was bought by Tony Iommi in 1969 and wore it out through Sabbath's early tours adding stickers and patches along the way.The Jacket was donated by Tony Iommi to Hard Rock and is currently in display at Hard Rock in Berlin,Germany.
Dont Know if this will interest you,Iwas in a band called Titus Oates, bluesy band doing the circuit in Brum in the late sixties, we used to do the same gigs as Black Sabath. Lots of people remember us and the best gig we did was the Alhambra back of new st, other members were Dave Fear on Drums Ron Braid Vocals John Hankin on bass and me on guitar Met Robert Plant etc
Pages from Birmingham Central Library archives.