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    Default Black Sabbath's "Iron Man"--how'd they do the vocal effect at the beginning?

    I've been listening to "Iron Man" tonight trying to figure out how they produced the "I AM IRON MAN" vocal effect at the beginning of the song. I remember my brother and me trying to duplicate it with by speaking, er growling the line into a large floor fan with metal blades (also good for bad Darth Vader impressions), but alas it never quite measured up to the real thing. Anyone know how they pulled it off?
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    Just talk in a deep voice and fiddle your index finger up and down your lips Works great.
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