Music Monday: Randy Rhoads – 30 Years Gone

Randy Rhodes
Has it been 30 years since he died? Photo found at Westword

Thirty years ago today, we lost a guitar legend. Randy Rhoads, who’s main claim to fame was with Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band after his exit from Black Sabbath in 1979.

Randy was an incredible guitarist and his shining work on the first two Ozzy solo albums have stood the test of time. Major kudos to Dana Strum for his persistent nature in bringing Ozzy and Randy together.

And with that, let’s enjoy the incredible playing of Mr. Randy Rhoads.

Randy solo (via a photo montage)

Shredding it on a live version of “Crazy Train”

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  1. Sybil Law says:

    Randy was awesome. Shame he died so soon.

    1. martymankins says:

      Yes, he was too young to lose such a great talent.

  2. kapgar says:

    30 freaking years???

    Dana Strum? As in Slaughter Dana Strum?

    1. martymankins says:

      Yep, that Dana Strum from Slaughter. He also helped Ozzy find Jake E Lee after Randy died. Talented guy on many music levels.

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