Black Sabbath ‎– Black Sabbath

Warner Bros. Records ‎– 1871, Warner Bros. Records ‎– WS 1871
Vinyl, LP, Album, Santa Maria Pressing

Companies, etc.



Label and pressing variation. Dark green Warner Bros. Records labels with 'WB' shield logo. Pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria per 'S' etched in runouts.

Includes 'Distinguished Company' Warner/Reprise printed paper promotional inner sleeve.

First catalog number '1871' on cover, second catalog number 'WS 1871' on labels.

Rear cover lists Wasp/Behind The Wall of Sleep/Bassically/N.I.B and A Bit of Finger/Sleeping Village/Warning as combined tracks, all tracks numbered individually on labels.

Rear cover credits 'All selections written by Iommi, Osbourne, Butler, Ward', labels credit 'All selections written by Tony Iommi - John Osbourne - Terence Butler - William Ward'.

Rear cover credits producer as Roger Bain, labels credit producer as Rodger Bain.

Rear cover credits 'Ossie Osbourne' for vocals, harmonica.

From rear cover:
Warner Bros. Records, Inc., a Subsidiary & Licensee of Warner Bros. Inc.,
4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, Calif. · 488 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. Made
in U.S.A. © 1970 - Warner Bros. Records Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side A): S39728
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): S39729
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, hand-scribed, side A): S \ WS-1871-A 39728-1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, hand-scribed, side B): \ WS-1871-B 39729-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, stamped, sides A & B): [Artisan logo]

Other Versions (5 of 328) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VO 6, 847 903 VTY Black Sabbath Black Sabbath(LP, Album, Gat) Vertigo, Vertigo VO 6, 847 903 VTY UK 1970 Sell This Version
L 35861, L-35,861, NEL 6002 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath(LP, Album, RE) NEMS, NEMS, NEMS L 35861, L-35,861, NEL 6002 Australia 1976 Sell This Version
SFX-7203 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath(LP, Album, 200) Philips SFX-7203 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
NEC 6002 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath(Cass, Album, RE) NEMS NEC 6002 Ireland Unknown Sell This Version
5847903 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath(LP, Album, RE, Ufo) Vertigo 5847903 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version