Headless Cross

Album: Headless Cross (1989)
Charted: 62
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Songfacts®:

  • "Headless Cross" is based on a true story that happened in the Middle Ages while the pestilence was going through Europe. In a small village called Headless Cross, the people went to the hill of the headless cross where they prayed to God for help. No one survived. >>
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    Steve - Bakersfield, CA
  • This is the title track to Black Sabbath's 14th album. They had a few different lead singers in the '80s; on this one it was Tony Martin.

Comments: 3

  • Tony from Bewdley, United KingdomInteresting fact: If you were to drive to where Tony lives, on the outskirts of Birmingham, via Bromsgrove, Redditch, Henley-in-Arden you pass a road sign indicating an area called Headless Cross. He must have passed that a thousand times and thought "Ah ha, that's a good title for an album!"
  • Jorge from Bronx, NyThis voice sounds very familiar,was he in another band in the 80's? Also heard before Black Sabbath,producers/manager were seeking a vocalist and Micheal Bolotin was brought up,Imagine having Micheal Bolton singing in Black Sabbath,what a disaster that would have been,lol
  • Lester from New York City, NyBlack Sabbath's best album that has Tony Martin as their lead singer. 'Nightwing' is an excellent song.
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