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Ozzy Osbourne on ISIS, Politics, and Not Knowing How to Play Guitar: Back & Forth (Part 2/3)

November 12, 2019

What is, what is something about yourself that ! No one really knows about. What’s your sex life like or whatever ! You know its…I don’t want to know that [Both Laugh]s [Music plays] You yourself as a solo artist, You’re kind of you’re on a very short list of, of musicians that went on to be… y’know, Arguably more successful when they left their original band!Yeah Why do you think that is for you? When I go into a studio I’ve never gone ” You know what? … I really feel like doing a fucking bad album now.” y’know sometimes it happens
Yeah sometimes it don’t Are you you’re own worst critic in that sense? Absolutely, absolutely! See when you’re in a studio for months on end [mumbles] getting built [mumbles] you’re kinda used to itYeah So what I sometimes used to like to do, it’s impossible now, I’d record an album Leave it for a couple of weeks Then listen to it To get it out of my head because…You’re too attached yeah that’s right so when, as an artist, and a songwriter would you say your strongest point you’re strongest kind of asset is the ability to pool these melodies? yeah that’s the only thing I have got I don’t play an instrument I don’t understand music I’m not great with lyrics, y’know I come up with the melodies I think you can actually play more music on more instruments than you give yourself credit forOh god You absolutely because I remember you picked up a guitar and you just started playing chords No I can’t do that You absolutely – I watched you play chords on a guitar and I’m like “Where did you learn that?” I mean after 40 years if you can’t play some chords on a guitar I can’t I can’t
You can! Alright – you can Okay so you canOkay
You you can there you go [Ozzy laughs] So you’re releasing this best of right now this compilationMemoirs of a madman
Memoirs of a madman I think that’s pretty cool Because there’s hasn’t been a complete… a genuine true best of Ozzy compilation I mean do you look at the body of work and go “wow that’s kind of crazy”? From the first, I remember from the very first the first black Sabbath album It went into the charts I remember the manager coming up to me in a club and going, “I got something to tell you”, and I go “what’s that?” And he goes “Your album entering into the charts at number 17 next week” “Oh, you’re pulling my leg” He said “No no” Because I had got up previously to hear that cover song we did of Evil Woman at 6 O’ Clock in the morning. “We’re on the radio!” I remember thinking “This is going to be fun for a couple of years!” I’m gonna to be able to have a booze up with me mates and I’ll be back to [this life again?] but from that moment on, my life for ever changed. We all got ripped off by managers through the change, I was married to another woman and then she divorced me, I met your mum and and I married you mum and we had you guys You couldn’t write my script, it was just amazing what my life’s been like. You know it was “this is it for the rest of my life”, “This is it for the rest of my life” and then all of a sudden, from nowhere, you’d just take a turn which would go somwhere completely out of context to where you were before So, you’ve got your driver’s licence a couple of years ago Where was the first place you went when you got your driver’s licence They drive on the wrong side of the road here [Jack Laughs] We in England drive on the other side. But Y’know, I’ve still got a licence, I haven’t got any points removed because I haven’t driven! Do you have any regrets from when you were younger? Life’s full of regrets. Y’know, you regret doing this, you regret doing that but you know you either get over it or you don’t A lot of your songs’ subject matter is very political But growing up with you you’ve never been one of these very vocal, politically around the house it seems to get directed a lot into your music. Do you care about politics or anything like that? They should all start playing fucking music! What? I mean, I met Toy Blair one time, the old English Prime Minister. and he’s looking at me and he comes over and it was just when the Iraq War started going on, And I thought he was going to come up to me and say “You could do very good for the country by doing a song or something for the troops” He came up to me and he goes “Do you know I was once in a rock band..” “..Ah but I couldn’t quite get the chords to Iron Man” And I was like “Is that all you’ve got to fucking say?!” We vote for these people in and they never seem to pull off all the shit that promises to get in In Sabbath, Geezer was the main lyricist and I used to think he can give you some phenomenal lyrics. and I used to craft them into a song But even post Sabbath you’ve done songs about y’know, the war on drugs or y’know just wars in general and it does seem to be something that resonates with you Well, my latest thing is that you see these people on the TV talking about this ISIS thing and then they say, “Yes we should send some troops there” and I go How can they talk politely, you can’t have a polite war. “Excuse me, I’m just going to shoot you and you” It must be the scariest fucking place… ever When all those religious zealots were coming after you back in the day.. We give them a job. I remember one time they were going out picketing the gig and I got a broomstick and a stapler and I was like “Have a nice day!” and a I followed them around! They didn’t even know who I was! But this is something that’s followed you your entire career, y’know this… Yeah, but you know at poor Ronnie James Dio’s funeral they were out there going and I was like “you fucking ignorant assholes” the guy’s gone and you standing with “Jesus could’ve saved” and all this Haven’t you got nothing else better to fucking do I mean they’ll condemn that but they won’t do anything good for someone Yeah It’s just.. Wrong But you can’t, y’know, it’s freedom of speech. Because in this world, no matter how good the idea is somebody will always go “No I don’t think that’s a good idea” Other countries you go, oh yeah, even if it is a bad idea, you go..Yeah yeah.. If you don’t like it.. “in that fucking van”


  • Reply Ewolf5150 March 16, 2018 at 6:33 am

    Me and my dad have a great relationship but this would be so weird and awkward to talk to my dad like an interviewer as if we just met. This seems normal to the Osbournes

  • Reply The Message March 17, 2018 at 6:56 am

    The hell Oz be talkin about?

  • Reply Roger Coroner March 17, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    OZZY is the man….legend….

  • Reply Terry Rosario March 18, 2018 at 8:18 am


  • Reply Jonah Dunn March 19, 2018 at 5:21 am

    For being so drugged out for most of his life he’s such a down to earth person if you listen to what he’s saying.

  • Reply Nathan Patrick March 23, 2018 at 4:07 am

    It's like listening to a Pearl Jam song!

  • Reply Andy D March 25, 2018 at 2:31 am

    Jack's certainly got the American accent now, whereas Ozzy still sounds like a Brummie.

  • Reply Kitties - Back H March 31, 2018 at 4:30 am

    Ozzy has a form of parkencens disease ( spelled wrong ppl- I know ) anyways. He has to take pills for the rest of his life. For shaking , etc. This also might be why when he talks he sometimes appears to be mumbling. But it’s the disease ok. So please STOP bad mouthing Ozzy and how he speaks PLEASE !!!

  • Reply TimberWolvesX X April 29, 2018 at 1:01 am

    ozzy has a good soul

  • Reply BOYD LU May 4, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Can't play guitar?

  • Reply John Kern May 10, 2018 at 7:26 am

    If you didn't understand what Ozzy is saying… you didn't deserve to hear the nature of his message to begin with.

  • Reply Shanni-Leigh Boobear May 13, 2018 at 11:01 am

    I adore Ozzy

  • Reply POSM PintOfSam May 14, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Its really not that hard to understand ozzy, people just expect words to be presented cos they dont have a clue, but if you're really listening you can put 1+1 together… c'mon… if hes saying something about the past, and says i rem-mmbbrr… what do YOU think someone gonna say xD remeber or rrrblurr … seriously xD

  • Reply POSM PintOfSam May 14, 2018 at 5:29 pm

    Oh no… @3:00 that body language, from both on 3:04 awkwarrrddd

  • Reply Pedro Claudino May 26, 2018 at 5:24 am

    I wonder if the Ozzy's hair is "original" if so… Thats magnificent

  • Reply Watermelon Slimes June 8, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    Love these interviews. Live on Ozzy

  • Reply joaaomarcus June 15, 2018 at 3:46 am

    Ozzy is clever than i thought

  • Reply Danielle June 16, 2018 at 2:55 am

    I love Ozzy so much 😍

  • Reply Andy B June 20, 2018 at 10:13 am

    I wonder if all those years of heavy drug and alcohol abuse attributed to the Parkin Syndrome.

    Oddly I comprehend ozzinese quite well

  • Reply coy clown June 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    Ozzy's so cute! LOL

  • Reply coy clown June 21, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    I think I need a few pints of Guinness to understand him!

  • Reply Martha Masterman June 21, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    This is cute as hell

  • Reply summer Malik July 5, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    OMG does he say "fuck-off" at 1:35?😨

  • Reply Lily 11 July 9, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    I love their relationship, they really love each other.

  • Reply Conanthe Blackwood56 July 12, 2018 at 3:08 am

    I think ozzy has a very unique voice, one of a kind. Its in between a high and low pitch, but I think the brittish accent shows very much in his voice, and his work

  • Reply Spocko memes July 18, 2018 at 5:56 am

    Wow great interview

  • Reply Tyler 76534 July 21, 2018 at 3:13 am

    The man who can’t talk but can sing like god.

  • Reply Cody Thompson July 22, 2018 at 1:23 am

    I can understand him. Dude Ozzy has became one of my artists of all time. He seems like a humble nice guy. Love him!! Always telling it like it is and calling out the hyppcrisy that goes on. Ozzy I hope you know Jesus because I wanna have a convo with you in heaven one day. God bless you.

  • Reply Travis Padilla July 23, 2018 at 5:48 am

    Ozzy I learned alot from you

  • Reply Travis Padilla July 23, 2018 at 7:31 am

    Ozzy got sytle

  • Reply Iron Eddie July 25, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Luv that OZZ MAN!🦇

  • Reply Bruce Wayne July 29, 2018 at 10:48 pm

    As an Northern English person I understand him fine. We are tasked with understanding Scousers, Geordies and Scots so this isn't too hard.

  • Reply Robert Blake August 1, 2018 at 10:27 pm

    Jack at 4:36 heheh he loves his dad and is the best interviewer of OZ cuz Ozzy feels like himself and you see the real guy

  • Reply Lovetohatehatetolove August 9, 2018 at 8:16 pm

    I swear this proves there is no Illuminati because if there was ozzy would definitely know

  • Reply thejudge 1897 August 17, 2018 at 12:14 pm

    Getting tired of the "I cannot understand him comments". Fucking work out. Just a working class Brummie accent – we don't all speak like the Queen.

  • Reply Temper T August 17, 2018 at 9:38 pm

    Poor jack can’t get the slightest intelligent remark out of him.

  • Reply Aquila Rossa August 19, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    ISIS was being used as a proxy in Syria and Iraq. In the late 1970s and early 1980s the USA did the same in Afghanistan funding and arming jihadists against the Soviets and before that the British Empire supported Wahhabi Arab jihadists against the Ottomans who had aligned with Germany in WWI.

    This time it is the USA's allies in the region doing most of the funding and arming of ISIS and over a dozen jihadist groups similar to them. This amount to tens of thousands of fighters and costs many billions to maintain in combat. There has been blow back into Europe etc, but I think that was accepted as collateral damage at first. There were also jihadist proxy forces providing the vanguard in Libya. All pawns of a far greater strategic game of empire.

    Countries that defy the Washington Consensus, are too close to Russia and China, and are able to be overthrown one way or another are targeted one by one. These countries are destabilized by groups like ISIS and it also gives the USA and its allies their reasoning for being deployed in the region. ISIS and the similar groups are a very useful enemy, or at least they were until Russia got involved and really went after them. Now I wonder if we will see a jihadist surge in Africa.

  • Reply Turd Ferguson August 24, 2018 at 3:08 am

    Could he remember any regrets

  • Reply FOSTER CHILD September 5, 2018 at 12:21 pm


  • Reply Maere Dab Tsog September 21, 2018 at 2:48 am

    I know it's fashionable to claim a person doesn't understand Ozzy, but I have trouble with him, Ace Frehley, Keith Richards and even my kids at times. I'm 57 and my hearing isn't as good as it once was.

  • Reply Julie Gogola October 16, 2018 at 8:16 am

    I love Ozzy, it may take listening to him most of the video to get the message. He is absolutely right, especially about Ronnie James Dio's funeral. Ronnie James Dio was a great vocalist in Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and his own solo band under the name of Dio. Ronnie died of cancer several years ago, but, at his funeral MANY SO CALLED Christians walked up and down saying really VERY TWISTED THINGS FOR SO CALLED CHRISTIANS TO SAY. I am sure many of them will slide on down into the depths of hell when they die, just my opinion…..

  • Reply LiveToby November 10, 2018 at 9:57 am

    still the coolest guy alive

  • Reply Taurus Guy November 30, 2018 at 6:43 am

    Whoever invented the subtitle i will personally thank him/her because of ozzy's interviews.

  • Reply ClarinetGxcha 666 December 11, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Ozzy is the human version of Zoidberg.

  • Reply Matt Bradley December 18, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Hopefully ozzy is getting hella stem cell injections

  • Reply Chango Chilemba December 27, 2018 at 12:15 am

    There should be a video of Ozzy Osborne & Billy Connolly having a conversation about marriage…
    It would've been legendary…

  • Reply Robert Stanford Cam January 12, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    Ozzy never wrote lyrics

  • Reply elpistolas44 January 24, 2019 at 5:03 am

    I thing that Randy showed to Ozzy how to play guitar but he says that he can’t because he feels like an ant comparing himself with Randy, Jake, Tommy and Zakk and because he get sad memories about Randy’s dead. Think about this, how could you have been with the best guitar players in the world and you don’t know how to play guitar?

  • Reply Jacob Onosson February 7, 2019 at 6:34 pm

    Isnt that the spoiled douchbag son

  • Reply turkeymanmcgee 82 February 8, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    I agree with you ozzy on the dio funeral. Westboro those assholes are the worst.

  • Reply Gary Pranzo February 14, 2019 at 11:02 am

    His son passes on his offer for the big scoop about his sex life. LOL

  • Reply Dee Lee March 11, 2019 at 8:01 am

    the lyrics in Sabbath steered me towards belief in God and Jesus Christ……. ;p I dont understand why the religious nuts didnt like them… if they would have played their music they wudda understood that they were expressing contrast between good and evil ;p;p;p

  • Reply Nemusíš byť starý,na to aby si bol múdry. March 17, 2019 at 6:38 am

    Ozzy vie len spievať nie hovoriť.

  • Reply CasSandra Wilcox March 18, 2019 at 2:18 am

    I wish I could understand what he just said

  • Reply Pete Wise April 10, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Jack "What is something about yourself that no body really knows about?" Ozzy "what's your sex life like or whatever"
    Jack "I don't wanna know that"

  • Reply liz osborne April 14, 2019 at 10:37 am

    I sure with freddie and izzy would have jammed together and.recorded it ..thatcwould.have been GOLD…

  • Reply John Gulotta April 14, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    ozzy the legend ist two albums best music ever made

  • Reply Alex Wilson April 15, 2019 at 8:04 am

    Ozzy doesn't like to talk him self up.. with anything with guitar with lyrics etc thats awesome. I love Ozzy!

  • Reply Flying High Again April 15, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    That trolling the protesters story is classic Ozzy.

  • Reply Flying High Again April 15, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    People! the ability to understand Ozzy is NOT a superpower.

  • Reply Matthew Aguilera April 16, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    if you can’t put together what he’s saying leave

  • Reply Filip Bačík April 17, 2019 at 6:25 am

    Is he interwiew by his own son?

  • Reply Kaiben Music April 17, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    A sentence, any sentence spoken in the Brummy accent is the single most beautiful thing a human being can have the privilege to hear.

  • Reply Misa rai April 25, 2019 at 1:34 am

    they’re kind of like, it’s like they’re not father and son rn lol it’s weird

  • Reply Becky Petit April 25, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    I love when Ozzy smiles lol 😆

  • Reply FLORIDA HYBRID SNAKE OIL DOCTOR April 26, 2019 at 4:10 am

    Scolling through YouTube I thought this was aoc chick from new York funny

  • Reply Sarah Dotson April 27, 2019 at 3:55 am

    I'm a Christian but love you Ozzy n get it! You're awesome babe!!!

  • Reply Sarah Dotson April 27, 2019 at 3:57 am

    Ozzy is so humble n don't think so high of himself n yet he's a rock god!!!

  • Reply David Ganning May 3, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    Jack comes across as a really good lad

  • Reply Itz Madison Duh May 8, 2019 at 11:59 am

    I love you ozzy I always have

  • Reply James, Garden Mgmt. May 10, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    ( mumbles in Birmingham-ish )

  • Reply Tom May 13, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    cant play guitar but is part of rock and roll hall of fame,
    see kids.
    dont give up on your dreams.

  • Reply King Chase June 5, 2019 at 3:37 am

    It is so cool how ozzy’s hair never really changed that much

  • Reply Alex Bland June 7, 2019 at 7:13 am

    Ozzy seems kind and down to earth.

  • Reply Lara O'neal June 19, 2019 at 5:27 am

    Jack is so sweet and patient.

  • Reply Lara O'neal June 19, 2019 at 5:28 am

    I never missed their family show. Lmaof

  • Reply New wave of British Heavy Metal June 20, 2019 at 9:42 am

    0:11I thought it was stairway to heaven music for a sec😆

  • Reply George Pedone June 23, 2019 at 3:26 pm

    Jack asks such great questions . Awesome series. Thanks for sharing .

  • Reply Kevin Smith July 13, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    No musical training doesn't play an instrument doesn't read music yet the guy is the singer of one of the best bands in history.He must be able to tap into some sort of information thats flying around out there.You have to admit it's pretty fucking amazing

  • Reply Outdoors with Fitz July 14, 2019 at 8:14 pm

    It's hilarious Oz can absolutely mumble and stutter…yet Jack understands every word lol.

  • Reply Corey Fellows July 26, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    Ya know…… Even being perma-buzzed Ozzy still maintains a great deal of insight…
    He's not the dumb fool mtv portrayed him to be .

    I mean sure he's can be a bit hard to understand at times..
    But he knows what he's talking about… I think.

  • Reply BronxBomber2596 July 31, 2019 at 3:34 am

    he sounds like he has a sore throat

  • Reply JunKel Gameplay August 13, 2019 at 11:52 pm

    2:20 xDDDDDDDD I'm sorry, but xDDDDDDDD

  • Reply John Harrison August 14, 2019 at 3:34 am

    Ozzy lives life with a purple tint

  • Reply Tania Bergau August 21, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    I like this interview!

  • Reply Jesse Civello September 19, 2019 at 4:13 am

    Subtitles please

  • Reply CoolArch September 20, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Ozzy is honestly one of the most well spoken, true guys in the whole music industry

  • Reply Empire State Studios September 26, 2019 at 11:17 am

    Fuck me…I had to turn subtitles on 😂😂

  • Reply Anthony Giovanni September 27, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Stuttering fuck! Took too much drugs you wanker

  • Reply Blumpking September 28, 2019 at 2:17 am

    Jack needs to figure out his own career

  • Reply The Strexil September 29, 2019 at 2:25 pm

    Damn, does drugs didn't really wear off from Ozzy did they?

  • Reply Justin Turner October 1, 2019 at 12:49 am

    I thought the interviewer was being a total dick and then realized it's his son. 😂

  • Reply Brian Doyle October 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Fred dibnah and Chuck Norris are fluent in Ozzy….I can understand Ozzy but I'm British….😄😚🤗

  • Reply Brian Doyle October 4, 2019 at 5:33 pm

    I've gone from Richard Pryor doing something about never hearing a stuttering Chinese man until this one restaurant he went into,to Ozzy's interview…..

  • Reply Terri Ann Bluejacket October 10, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    nice conversation between Father n Son

  • Reply Olimpia Drogo October 11, 2019 at 11:50 am

    very intelligent when he talks about the music ,
    he has a gift from God in connection with the music he made,

  • Reply Mordred's Quest October 13, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Awesome Oz……..

  • Reply Marcia Young October 15, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    I love to see Jack as a grown man, he has really turned out to be a awesome person

  • Reply Richard Carchia October 20, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    Fucking tetards protesting at a funeral!

  • Reply Khadijah Johnson October 25, 2019 at 4:03 am

    The person who had to transcribe everything Ozzy said into captions is the real VIP.

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