Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– WS4 1887
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Quadraphonic, Variation
Country: US
Date of released: May 1974
Category: Rock
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Genre: Rock
Musician: Black Sabbath
Album's name: Paranoid
ZIP archive size: 1558

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

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A1.a War Pigs 7:55
A1.b Luke's Wall
A2 Paranoid 2:50
A3 Planet Caravan 4:30
A4 Iron Man 6:00
B1 Electric Funeral 4:50
B2 Hand Of Doom 7:10
B3 Rat Salad 2:30
B4.a Jack The Stripper 6:15
B4.b Fairies Wear Boots

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Produced For – Tony Hall Enterprises
  • Recorded At – Regent Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Island Studios
  • Mastered At – JVC Cutting Center
  • Published By – Essex Music International Ltd.
  • Published By – TRO-Andover Music, Inc.


  • Bass Guitar – Terry "Geezer" Butler*
  • Design [Album], Photography By – Keef
  • Drums – Bill Ward
  • Engineer – Brian Humphries, Tony Allom*
  • Engineer [Quadriphonic Remix] – Mike Butcher
  • Lacquer Cut By – T H*
  • Lead Guitar – Tony Iommi
  • Mastered By [Uncredited] – Darrell Johnson
  • Producer – Rodger Bain
  • Supervised By [Quadriphonic Sound] – Spock Wall
  • Vocals – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*


This version has White QUADRADISC Sticker on front, not the pink PRINTED QUADRADISC Logo.

The WB Shield Logo and 1887 is on front cover and the Spine has the WB 1887 as well.

The back cover does not have the "This Quadradisc enables you to enjoy the only truly discrete quadraphonic sound available from a record. When played through a demodulator, it will produce pure, unsmeared four-channel sound. Quadradiscs are fully compatible with existing stereo equipment." printed on lower back.

The gatefold has WS4 1887 printed in top right corner in pink.

The Inner Sleeves are also Quadradisc Branded, not the paper WB Inner Sleeves.

Produced for Tony Hall Enterprises
Recorded at Regent Sound and Island Studios

On gatefold:
All compositions published by Essex Music Int. Ltd.
© 1970 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

On disc labels:
Published by TRO-Essex Music Intl. Inc. - ASCAP
℗ 1974 Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Note: "Luke's Wall" and "Jack The Stripper" titles only appear on the disc labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, hand-etched): WS4-1887 | S40683.1A QUAD-1 T H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, hand-etched): WS4-1887 | S40684.1B QUAD-1 T H
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): (S40,683)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): (S40,684)
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 011 Black Sabbath Paranoid ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Vertigo 6360 011 UK 1970
NEMS NEC 6003 NEMS Black Sabbath Paranoid ‎(Cass, Album, RE) NEMS NEMS NEC 6003 NEMS Ireland Unknown
ESM CD 302, GAS 0000302ESM Black Sabbath Paranoid ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) Essential, Essential ESM CD 302, GAS 0000302ESM Russia Unknown
203 147 Black Sabbath Paranoid ‎(LP, Album, RE) NEMS, Ariola 203 147 France & Benelux 1980
KA 684 Black Sabbath Paranoid ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Black Sabbath) KA 684 South Korea Unknown