“Of all the things I’ve lost I miss my mind the most.” – Ozzy Osbourne(www.celebriot.com) People lose things all the time but, the mind is something that you can’t live without. You use your mind to express yourself. Ozzy Osbourne was an important figure in heavy metal because he used his music to express his mind.
John Michael Osbourne (Ozzy Osbourne) was born on December 3, 1948 in Birmingham, England. Ozzy is best known as the lead singer for the band Black Sabbath. His father’s name was John Thomas Osbourne and he was a tool maker. His mom’s name is Lillian Osbourne and she worked in a car factory. Ozzy grew up having to deal with attention deficit disorder and dyslexia. He also came out in several school plays. At the age of…show more content… At that time Ozzy would still rely on drugs but, has admitted that sometimes he didn’t feel well. “If you keep taking that shit it’s gonna bite you in the balls.” –Ozzy (www.lifetimetv.co.uk) Ozzy credits at the time girlfriend Sharon for trying to keep him sober.
Ozzy Osbourne married Sharon Arden on July 4, 1987 and had three kids with her. The children are named Amy, Kelly, and Jack. “I’m about caring, I’m about people, and I’m about entertaining people. I’m a family man. A husband. A father. I’ve been a lot of other things over the years, which we really don’t want to talk about.” –O. Osbourne (Ozzyhead.com) After making other solo albums Ozzy took a little break and tried to focus more on his family. MTV even made a show about the Osbourne family called Meet the Osbournes. It ran from 2001-2005. Ozzy also had a huge financial success Ozzfest. Ozzy plays with his band and there are also numerous bands that tour around the U.S. It’s a huge music festival. Osbourne has received several awards for his music contributions. In 1994, he got a Grammy Award for the song “I Don’t Want to Change the World”. In 2006 he was introduced into the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of