Release 2017 - NEW !!! sealed - 180 Gram Vinyl
Mountain was formed by (ex -Cream) Producer & bassplayer Felix Pappalardi and The VAGRANTS guitarplayer
Leslie West in 1969, after Pappalardi had produced LESLIE WEST's first solo album named "Mountain" (great LP).
The music was a follow up to the disbanded CREAM, around mid '72 the band split.
West & Laing formed with ex CREAM Jack Bruce the band WEST BRUCE & LAING which lasted till end of 1973,
releasing 2 studio and 1 Live album. Only for one year and two LPs "MOUNTAIN" got reformed in 1974.
Pappalardi recorded two solo proiects, he died in April 1983 killed by his wife (Collins).
Leslie West recorded also Solo but reformed "MOUNTAIN" very often, till today.
Style: Heavy Bluesrock, Hardrock
Vagrants ; Jolliver Arkansaw ; Bo Grumpus ; West Bruce & Laing ; Leslie West ; Felix Papalardi & Creation ;
Leslie West - vocals, lead guitar; Norman D.Smart - drums repl. by Corky Laing - drums;
Felix Pappalardi - bass, keyboards, producer; Steve Knight - keyboards;
Leslie West; Felix Pappalardi +
Allen Schwarzberg - drums; Robert Mann - keyboards ; David Perry - rhythm guitar, drums;
You better believe it 6:37
Theme for an imaginary Western (J.Bruce-P.Brown) 5:17
Never in my Life (West-Pappalardi-G.Collins-Laing) 4: 29
Jingle Bells 2:37
Get out of my Life Woman 6:05
Mississippi Queen (West-Laing-Pappalardi-D.Rea) 5:57
Band Intro 1:10
Its for You 6:33
Nantucket Sleigh Ride (Pappalardi-G.Collins) 10:59
Roll over Beethoven (C.Berry) - Whole lotta Shakin Goin On 4:01