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Paranoid "is a song by British heavy metal band Black Sabbath from their second album Paranoid. It is the first single from the album and the b-side is The song "The Wizard"."Paranoid" is one of the best-known songs from Black Sabbath and is often considered one of the best heavy metal songs of all time. It reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart, number 61 of the Billboard Hot 100 and number one in the German Musikmarkt Top 100.

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Influence[Edit]Edit

"Paranoid" is often placed in "greatest songs of all time" lists.

Publication Country List Year Place
NME United Kingdom "All Time Top 100 Singles"[1] 1976 41
Spin United States "100 Greatest Singles of All Time"[2] 1989 81
Radio Veronica Netherlands "Super all-time List"[3] 1989 16
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United States "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500 Songs

that Shaped Rock and Roll "[4

1994 *
Guitarist United Kingdom "Top 100 Guitar Solos of All Time"[5] 1998 84
Rolling Stone United States "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"[6] 2004 250
Q United Kingdom "1010 Songs You Must Own!" [7] 2004 *
Q United Kingdom "100 Greatest Songs of All Time"[8] 2006 100
VH1 United States "40 Greatest Metal Songs"[9] 2006 34
VH1 United States "100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs"[10] 2008 4

(*) indicates that the list is not in order.

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Dutch Top 40[Edit]Edit

Chart positions: Week 44 of 1970 until week 1 of 1971
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number 2 2 3 4 8 9 14 16 16 28 from

Dutch Single Top 100[Edit]Edit

Paranoid in the Dutch Single Top 100 - inside: 10-10-1970
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Number 13 7 2 2 2 2 4 6 9 12 16 24 30 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Paranoid 68 - 79 52 42 58 96 124 105 80 112 114 103 88 71

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