Black Sabbath LP Discography, August 1980-October 1982

Mob Rules
A:
  1. Turn Up The Night
  2. Voodoo
  3. The Sign Of The Southern Cross
  4. E5-150
  5. Mob Rules
B:
  1. Country Girl
  2. Slippin' Away
  3. Falling Off The Edge Of The World
  4. Over and Over
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Australia, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Austria, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Brazil, 1982
      - Different labels compared to the other two printings
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  • Warner Bros XBS 3605, Canada, 1981
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Dionet-00941 picture
  • Warner Bros XBS 3605, Canada
      - Reissue, released in 1983 or later
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Dionet-01208 picture
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, France, 1981
      - Black labels
      - Vertigo logo in the lower left corner of the front sleeve
      - "Made in France" labels
      - "marketed by phonogram" text on the bottom right corner of the back sleeve
      - Does not have black text in the middle of the bottom of the back sleeve
      - Click here for back sleeve picture.
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, France, 1981
      - Black labels
      - Vertigo logo in the lower left corner of the front sleeve
      - Different label design than on the first version
      - "Publication PHONOGRAM" labels
      - Small difference on the back sleeve in the bottom right corner compared to the first version
      - Does not have black text in the middle of the bottom of the back sleeve
      - Click here for back sleeve detail picture
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, France, 1981
      - Black labels
      - Vertigo logo in the lower left corner of the front sleeve
      - Different label design than on the first version
      - "Publication PHONOGRAM" labels
      - Small difference on the back sleeve in the bottom right corner compared to the first version
      - Has black text in the middle of the bottom of the back sleeve
      - Click here for back sleeve detail picture
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Germany, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Germany, 1981
      - Red-Black Vertigo "UFO" labels
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Greece, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Greece, 1981
      - Test pressing with hand-written labels
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Holland, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Holland, 1981
      - Slightly different labels than on the other release: No "LC 1633" logo on the label
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Holland, 1981
      - Promo release, promo sticker on label and back sleeve
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Ireland, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Italy, 1981
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  • Earmark/Get Back/Sanctuary Records Group 41042, Italy, October 2004
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  • Earmark/Get Back/Sanctuary Records Group 41042 P, Italy, 2006
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  • Vertigo 25PP-36, Japan, 1981
      - White label promo release
      - Includes title strip and a lyric sheet and a sticker on the sleeve
      - Ebay prices:
        - 07.08.2007 $27
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  • Vertigo 20PP-94, Japan, 1981
      - Includes title strip and a lyric sheet
      - Reissue, release year not known
      - Promo release, existence not confirmed
  • Vertigo LPR 23025, Mexico, 1982
      - Texts on the back sleeve written in Spanish
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  • Vertigo LPR 23025, Mexico, 1982
      - Different labels than on the other release
      - Yellow "Prohibida la copia" text above the UFO on the label
      - No "ESTEREO 33 1/3" text and side numbers on the label
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Dionet-00456
  • Vertigo LPR 23025, Mexico, 1982
      - White label test pressing
      - Possibly four copies made
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, New Zealand, 1981
  • Vertigo 6302 119, Norway, 1981
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  • Vertigo/Dyna 6302 119 (MC-7144 119), Philippines, 1981
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  • Vertigo STAR 5230, South Africa, 1981
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Spain, 1981
      - Back sleeve has black catalog number and number 49 circled in the upper right corner
      - A side label has text "Dep. Legal: M. 36344-1981" on the left of the center hole, on the right there are three lines, "63 02 119 - A", "SGAE" and "(P) 1981 Phonogram Int."
      - B side label does not have the "Dep Legal" text on the left, on the right the texts are same except A has been replaced with B
      - Click here for back sleeve picture
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Spain, 1981
      - Back sleeve has black catalog number and number 146 circled in the upper right corner
      - Identical labels compared to the "49 circled" version
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, Spain, 1981
      - Back sleeve has white catalog number in the upper right corner but no number in a circle
      - Identical labels compared to the "146" and "49" versions
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  • Vertigo 6302 119, UK, October 1981
      - Reached #12 on UK charts
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  • Vertigo PRICE 77, UK, January 1985
      - Reissue
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  • Warner Bros BSK 3605, USA, November 10th 1981
      - Reached #29 on US charts, stayed in top-40 for 8 weeks. Sold over 500 000 copies and got the gold award
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  • Warner Bros BSK 3605, USA, November 1981
      - Promo release, promo stamp
      - Similar labels as with the regular 1st release
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  • Warner Bros BSK 3605, USA, November 1981
      - Promo release, promo sticker
      - Meant for in-store playing
      - Similar labels as with the regular 1st release
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  • Warner Bros/Rhino Entertainment BSK 3605, USA, March 17th 2009
      - Reissue, remastered release
      - Includes a sticker on the front sleeve
      - High quality vinyl release
      - Sleeves manufactured in the USA, vinyl in Germany
      - Click here for sticker picture.
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  • Philips RTB 2221055, Yugoslavia, 1981
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Live Evil
    A:
      E5150
      Neon Knights
      N.I.B.
      Children Of The Sea
      Voodoo
    B:
      Black Sabbath
      War Pigs
      Iron Man
    C:
      Mob Rules
      Heaven And Hell
    D:
      The Sign Of The Southern Cross
      Heaven And Hell (continued)
      Paranoid
      Children Of The Grave
      Fluff
    - live recordings from Seattle, San Antonio and Dallas, 1982
  • Vertigo, Australia, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Different labels than on the other version
  • Vertigo 6650 009, Australia, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Brazil, 1985
      - No gatefold sleeves
      - Labels have catalog number 6302 202/3
      - Slightly different label design than on the other release
      - Reissue
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Brazil, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Labels have catalog number 6302 202/3
      - Slightly different label design than on the other releases
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  • Warner Bros 9 23742-1, Canada, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Gray line labels, long text on the bottom of the label
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  • Warner Bros 9 23742-1, Canada, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Gray line labels, short text on the bottom of the label
      - Possibly the first reissue?
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  • Warner Bros 9 23742, Canada
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue with "line labels" on disc 1 but "watermark" labels on disc 2
      - Etchings on the discs:
        - Side 1: 92-37421 A and Qu
        - Side 2: 92-37421 B and Qu again
        - Side 3: 92-37421 C (but in a different handwriting) and Qu (in the same handwriting as sides 1 and 2)
        - Side 4: 92-37421 D (in the same handwriting as sides 1 and 2) with S4 underneath, and the same Qu as the 3 other sides.
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  • Warner Bros/? 540898, Canada, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Record Club printing, unknown which record club
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, France, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Germany, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Germany, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Red-Black Vertigo "UFO" labels
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Germany, 1983
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Greece, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Ebay prices:
        - 01.08.2006 $18
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Holland, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Labels have catalog number 6302 202
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Holland, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Labels have catalog number 6302 202
      - No "Made In Holland" text on the labels
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Italy, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Labels have catalog number 6302 202
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  • Earmark/Get Back/Sanctuary Records Group 41047, Italy, May 2004
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  • Vertigo 20PP-49/50, Japan 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes title strip and a lyric sheet
      - White labels
      - Promo release
      - Ebay prices:
        - 22.08.2006 $25
        - 07.08.2007 $14
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  • Vertigo 15PP-47/8, Japan, 1983
      - No gatefold sleeves, both LPs have their own jacket but the jackets are attached together
      - Includes title strip and a lyric sheet
      - Reissue
      - Click here for front sleeve picture
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  • Vertigo 15PP-47/8, Japan, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Includes title strip and a lyric sheet
      - White label promo release
      - Reissue
  • Vertigo LPR 23032A2, Mexico, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
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  • Vertigo 6650 009, Spain, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Has number 40 circled on the back sleeve in the upper right corner
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  • Vertigo SAB 10, UK, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reached #13 in the UK charts
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  • Vertigo SAB 10, UK, 1983
      - Test pressing
      - Might not be a 2LP, the only known copy includes just disc 2
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  • Vertigo PRID 11, UK, April 1986
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue
  • Warner Bros BSK 23742-1, USA, January 18th 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reached #37 in the US charts, stayed in top-40 for 4 weeks from February 19th, 1983 on
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  • Warner Bros BSK 23742-1, USA
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue
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  • Warner Bros/RCA Record Club R 234601, USA, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue
      - RCA Record Club Printing with WB watermark labels
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  • Warner Bros BSK 23742-1, USA, 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Promo release, promo stamp and an insert
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  • Warner Bros BSK 23742-1, USA, January 18th 1983
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Misprinting, B side on the 2nd LP is actually B side of Prince's "1999" album
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  • Warner Bros/Rhino Entertainment BSK 23742-1, USA, March 17th 2009
      - Gatefold sleeves
      - Reissue, remastered release
      - Includes a sticker on the front sleeve
      - High quality vinyl release
      - Sleeves manufactured in the USA, vinyl in Germany
      - Click here for sticker picture.
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Live Evil Vol. 1
    Side A:
  1. E5-150
  2. Neon Knights
  3. N.I.B.
  4. Children Of The Sea
  5. Voodoo
    Side B:
  1. Black Sabbath
  2. War Pigs
  3. Iron Man
  • Vertigo/Polydor 20.053, Venezuela, 1983
      - Polydor labels
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Vertigo 20.053, Venezuela, 1983
      - Vertigo labels
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Live Evil Vol. 2
    Side A:
  1. Mob Rules
  2. Heaven And Hell
    Side B:
  1. The Sign Of The Southern Cross/Heaven And Hell (continued)
  2. Paranoid
  3. Children Of The Grave
  4. Fluff
  • Vertigo/Polydor 20.054, Venezuela, 1983
      - Polydor labels
      - Picture inner sleeves
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  • Vertigo 20.054, Venezuela, 1983
      - Vertigo labels
      - Existence not confirmed

Live Evil
A:
  1. Black Sabbath
  2. War Pigs
  3. Iron Man
B:
  1. The Sign Of The Southern Cross/Heaven And Hell (continued)
  2. Paranoid
  3. Children Of The Grave
  4. Fluff
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Live Evil
A:
  1. E5-150
  2. Neon Knights
  3. N.I.B.
  4. Children Of The Sea
  5. Voodoo
B:
  1. Black Sabbath
  2. War Pigs
  3. Iron Man
  • Vertigo Y-TGO-8123461.4, Peru, 1983
      - Click here to see part of the front cover and here to see part of the back cover.
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Live Evil
A:
  1. E5-150
  2. Neon Knights
  3. N.I.B.
  4. Heaven And Hell
B:
  1. Black Sabbath
  2. Children Of The Sea
  3. Iron Man
  • Vertigo/Sung Eum Limited SEL-RP 686, South Korea, September 13th, 1986
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  • Vertigo/Sung Eum Limited SEL-RP 686, South Korea, September 13th, 1986
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  • Vertigo/Sung Eum Limited SEL-RP 686, South Korea, September 13th, 1986
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  • Vertigo/Sung Eum Limited SEL-RP 686, South Korea, September 13th, 1986
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Live At Hammersmith Odeon
A:
  1. E5-150
  2. Neon Knights
  3. N.I.B.
B:
  1. Children Of The Sea
  2. Country Girl
  3. Black Sabbath
C:
  1. War Pigs
  2. Slipping Away
D:
  1. Iron Man
  2. Mob Rules
E:
  1. Heaven And Hell
F:
  1. Paranoid
  2. Voodoo
  3. Children Of The Grave
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  • Rhino Entertainment/Warner Bros R1-526573, USA, January 11th, 2011
      - Triple gatefold sleeves
      - Promo copy or possibly a test pressing
      - Unnumbered, bar code crossed out with black marker
      - Identical sleeves (except for the numbering and crossed out bar code) and labels with the normal release (Dionet-00282)
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