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UK guitarist Sophie Lloyd pays tribute to Randy Rhoads with Crazy Train shred cover

Randy Rhoads continues to inspire guitarists around the world, 40 years after his tragic death. Crazy Train remains his most well-known work for good reason; its solo and riff are iconic. And UK guitarist Sophie Lloyd doesn't just play them with her typical finesse here, but also reworks the track here instrumentally to integrate Ozzy Osbourne's vocal melodies. 

To find out more about the story of Randy's work with Ozzy, check out our Randy Rhoads tribute feature (opens in new tab)

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Rob Laing
Rob Laing

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.