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Summary

This audiobook includes an interview with Ozzy Osbourne from 2009.

People ask me how come I'm still alive, and I don't know what to say. When I was growing up, if you'd have put me up against a wall with the other kids from my street and asked me which one of us was gonna make it to the age of 60, with five kids and four grandkids and houses in Buckinghamshire and California, I wouldn't have put money on me, no f--king way. But here I am: ready to tell my story, in my own words, for the first time.

A lot of it ain't gonna be pretty. I've done some bad things in my time. But I ain't the devil. I'm just John Osbourne: a working-class kid from Aston, who quit his job in the factory and went looking for a good time.

©2009 Ozzy Osbourne (P)2009 Hachette Audio UK

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"Mightily entertaining." (Heat)

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The narrator is AWFUL!!

This book really is brilliant, but the fact that the narrator put on what is the worst accent I’ve ever heard makes this totally pointless and unlistenable... real shame as I was looking forward to this

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Great listen!

Absolutely love Ozzy and considering he was born five minutes away from my house, I really don’t recognise the accent on this audiobook 😩😂 Only downside to a brilliant autobiography.

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Amazing + very funny

Amazing stories from start to finish. Narrator does a great job and after a couple of minutes of adjusting you feel like you are listening to Ozzy himself.

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compulsive listening

loved this book and rupert Farley's voice so much I've listened to it twice in a row and will probably listen to it again in a couple of weeks.

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Hilarious and so Honest .

loved every minute of the audio book. its so honest and so laugh out loud funny . better than all the others that forget there bad times and just cherry pick the good stuff . Best audio of this kind . hilarious go listen .

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Lol wetting myself with laughter

If you like Witt and a story about drugs, fame rock and roll then this will be the best ever, by far this book is the best to laugh out loud. I can’t suggest it enough. I be listening again. Well done Ozzy and sharron I love you. I hope you all are well and happy. Reminds me of similar issues.

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brillant listen

this is a funny, sad and very truthful life story its a must listen

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Good story

Reader is good, only annoyance is pronouncements of names, Tony iommi for example, wrong everytime.

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loved it

absolutely great listen. have home through quite a few rockstar biographies since lockdown started but this is by far my favourite. honest and hilarious. loved the narrator too

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Banging

An extremely humorous look at Ozzy's crazy train of a lifestyle over the past decades. From his humble beginnings to luxury houses in california. I'm sure plenty is missing from this but I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed the narrator who captured the brummie accent and Ozzy's idiosyncrasies extremely well.

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  • 25-09-20

Outstanding

It is almost like Ozzy himself is telling this story. The narration is spot on and very fun to listen to.

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  • vignoe1
  • 26-01-21

Loved it

I love every single second of this book. Had many great laughs and just a great listen all around.

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  • Kerry Jackson
  • 24-01-21

Laugh Out Loud & BEST Narration EVER!

I absolutely LOVE this book. It is a well told genuine look into Ozzy's career and private life. I appreciate the candid honesty. I admire how Ozzy is comfortable with being true to himself, even at the White House. A lot of famous peoples memoirs only scratch the surface of their scandal's in effort to protect their reputation. The scandals are usually the reason I buy the book so it's a let down when celebrities sugar coat the truth. Not Ozzy, he lays it all out there and I respect that. Plus, this is the BEST narration. The narrator even sounds just like Ozzy... without the stammer.

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  • Don KeyPuncher
  • 20-01-21

Awesome.

Did not disappoint. Up's and downs that leave you wanting more. Laughed out loud more than a few times. "ME CLACK!!!!"

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 14-01-21

great book, give it a go

great book, give it a go - more then just sex drugs and rock and roll.

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  • Cassie
  • 06-01-21

terrible narration

I would have loved the book had it not been for the terrible narration and audible wouldn't allow me to refund or exchange the book so I'm stuck with it. tried to "gift" it away and audible wants me to pay for it again to do that. I can't even delete it from my library so I stop seeing it. Totally unimpressed.

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  • Stella Denother
  • 02-01-21

Most entertaining book I have listened to so far!

I have never been a huge Ozzy fan but I can honestly say that now I am! Great book with fantastic narration and a storyline that I couldn't stop listening to!

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  • John Zimmermann
  • 20-12-20

Do NOT Listen To This While Driving...

Seriously. I nearly crashed multiple times. At some point you laugh so hard you become, quite involuntarily, unable to see. This is among the funniest things I’ve ever heard. A scatological tour de force. You WILL soil your armour...

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  • Sunnee Martinez
  • 13-12-20

so good

loved it!! I give much appreciation to Ozzy for this!! recommended listening to this. entertainment!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-20

Great buy.

The mirror rater did such a great job a few times I thought it was Ozzy himself. Highly recommended