Tuesday, 4 January 2011

BLACK SABBATH FAMILY TREE (THE OZZY YEARS)

This family tree is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Jeff D. Hibbard, Terry Poole, John H Warburg, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Neil Cassin and Dave Wadley, to whom I'm most grateful.


UNNAMED REHEARSAL DUO (1960 or 1961)
1) Frank Anthony 'Tony' Iommi guitar
2) Albert Chapman vocals


UNNAMED LIVE TRIO (EARLY 60s)
1) Tony Iommi guitar
2) ? piano
3) ? drums


UNNAMED LIVE BAND (EARLY 1960s)
1) Tony Iommi lead guitar
2) Ron Woodward bass
3) Nigel vocals, rhythm guitar
4) ? drums


HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA (EARLY 60s)
1) William Thomas 'Bill' Ward drums
2) ??????? + other unknowns


THE METHOD FIVE (EARLY 60s)
1) Bill Ward drums
2) Christopher Robin 'Chris' Smith vocals
3) ? lead guitar
4) ? rhythm guitar
5) ? bass


THE REST #1 (196? - 1965)
1) Bill Ward drums
2) Chris Smith vocals
3) Michael Pampney bass
4) Vic Radford guitar


THE ROCKIN' CHEVROLETS #2 (1963 - 1965)
1) Tony Iommi lead guitar
2) Neil Cassin (aka Neil Morris) vocals
3) Alan Meredith rhythm guitar
4) Pat Pegg drums
5) Dave Wadley bass 


THE BIRDS AND BEES #? (1965)
1) Tony Iommi guitar
2) ?????? + others unknown


THE REST #2 (1965 - 1967)
1) Bill Ward
2) Chris Smith
3) Michael Pampney
4) Tony Iommi guitar


THE PROSPECTORS (1966 (?)) (NEVER EXISTED?)
1) John Michael 'Ozzy' Osbourne vocals
2) Jimmy Phillips guitar
3) ??????? + others unknown


THE MUSIC MACHINE #2 (LATE 1966)
1) Ozzy Osbourne vocals
2) Rosko Gee bass
3) Mickey Breeze guitar or drums
4) ? drums or guitar


THE RARE BREED #1 (1966 - ca. OCT 1967)
1) John Butcher vocals
2) Mick 'Rem' Hill bass
3) Terence Michael Joseph 'Terry' 'Geezer' Butler rhythm guitar
4) Roger Hope lead guitar
5) Robert 'Bob' Gurney drums
6) 'Brick' congas


THE APPROACH #1 (DEC 1966 or JAN 1967 - FEB ?, 1967)
1) Ozzy Osbourne vocals
2) Terry (?) bass
3) Tony lead guitar


THE APPROACH #2 (FEB ?, 1967 - MAR 2?, 1967)
1) Ozzy Osbourne
2) Terry (?)
3) Tony
4) Jeffrey 'Jeff' D. Hibbard rhythm guitar


THE APPROACH #3 (MAR 2?, 1967 - APR ?, 1967)
1) Ozzy Osbourne
2) Terry (?)
3) Tony
4) Jeff D. Hibbard
5) ? drums


THE SQUARE CHEX #4 (1967) / MYTHOLOGY #1 (1967 - DEC 2?, 1967)
1) Neil Martin Marshall bass
2) Frank Kenyon guitar
3) Terry Sims drums
4) Mike Gillan vocals


THE RARE BREED #2 (ca. OCT 1967 - 1968)
1) Mick 'Rem' Hill
2) Roger Hope
3) Geezer Butler
4) 'Brick'
5) Tony Markham drums
6) Ozzy Osbourne (aka Ozzy Zig) vocals


MYTHOLOGY #2 (DEC 2?, 1967 - JAN ?, 1968 (one week))
1) Neil Marshall
2) Frank Kenyon
3) Terry Sims
4) Rob vocals


 MYTHOLOGY #3 (JAN ?, 1968 - FEB 1?, 1968)
1) Neil Marshall
2) Terry Sims
3) Tony Iommi lead guitar
4) Christopher Robin 'Chris' Smith vocals


MYTHOLOGY #4 (FEB 1?, 1968 - JUL 13, 1968)
1) Neil Marshall
2) Tony Iommi
3) Chris Smith
4) Bill Ward drums


 THE POLKA TULK BLUES BAND (AUG 1968 - SEPT 1968)
1) Ozzy Osbourne vocals
2) Tony Iommi guitar
3) Bill Ward drums
4) Geezer Butler bass
5) Jimmy Phillips slide guitar
6) Alan 'Aker' Clarke sax


THE POLKA TULK (SEPT 1968) / EARTH (SEPT 1968 - SEPT 25, 1969)
1) Ozzy Osbourne
2) Tony Iommi
3) Bill Ward
4) Geezer Butler
+
5) Earnest 'Ernie' Chataway harp (occasional member)


THE VELVET FOGG #2 (1968 (only a few days))
1) Tony Iommi guitar
2) Ernie Handy vocals
3) Graham Mullett drums
4) Mick Pollard bass
5) Frank Wilson vocals, organ Hammond


JETHRO TULL #2 (ca. DEC 7, 1968 - DEC 11, 1968)
1) Tony Iommi guitar
2) Ian Scott Anderson (aka Ian Anderson) vocals, flute
3) Glenn Douglas Barnard (aka Glenn Cornick) bass
4) Clive William Bunker (aka Clive Bunker) drums


BAKERLOO #1 (JAN 18 & 31, 1969)
1) Dave 'Clem' Clempson lead guitar, slide guitar, piano, harmonica, harpsichord, backing vocals
2) Terence 'Terry' Poole lead vocals, bass
3) Bill Ward drums


BLACK SABBATH #1 (aka EARTH) (SEPT 26, 1969 - SEPT 1977)
1) Ozzy Osbourne
2) Tony Iommi
3) Bill Ward
4) Geezer Butler


BLACK SABBATH #2 (SEPT 1977 - JAN 1978)
1) Tony Iommi
2) Bill Ward
3) Geezer Butler
4) Dave 'Richie' Walker vocals


BLACK SABBATH #3 (aka #1) (JAN 1978 - MAY 1979)
1) Ozzy Osbourne
2) Tony Iommi
3) Bill Ward
4) Geezer Butler

5 comments:

  1. Could you spell my name correctly please, it's Dave Wadley, not Whaddley, I was the bass guitarist with the Rockin Chevrolets

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    1. thanks Mr. Wadley! Correct! Please contact me at brunodoors@libero.it, I'd like to ask you some stuff about The Rockin' Chevrolets, thanks again!

      Cheers,
      Bruno

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  2. Can anyone tell me what Vic Radford is up to these days?

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