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Oh no, Ozzy contributed tremendously he laid down those great melodies on top of Tony's crunching doom filled riffs. I'm just saying that Geezer wrote most of the lyrics not because he was told to by Tony but because Ozzy 'doesn't have a way with words'. It was not due to Tony's ego, I think he grew that a bit later ;). Tony hasn't written many lyrics either I think in the Ozzy-era the only lyrics he wrote were on Changes, I believe he wrote the entirety of the lyrics and music on that track. I don't think it was until 7th Star that he took to writting lyrics again. For 7th Star even, Tony worked with Geoff Nichols.

Even now and in his solo band ozzy didn't write all that much, certainly more than with Sabbath and I think more in the Rhoads days but Daisley and Zakk I belive write a lot of the lyrics. For DTE they even brought in a host of writers. After listening to Black Rain, I think the majority of the lyrics have Ozzy written all over them. You can here Zakk in places but I think Ozzy contributed more on this album than any of his previous albums.

Tony Iommi = God, his arch angels are Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Walker, Ronnie James Dio, Ian Gillan, Dave Donato, Glenn Hughes, Ray Gillen, Tony Martin, and Bill Ward (bassically everyone who sang on a song labeled Black Sabbath)