Birth Place: Long Island, New York, USA
Years Active: 1969-1972, 1974-present
Genres: Blues-rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Blues Metal
Mountain is a rock band that formed in Long Island, New York in 1969. The original lineup was comprised of vocalist and guitarist Leslie West, bassist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight and drummer N. D. Smart. In early 1969 Leslie West, formerly of the Long Island R&B band The Vagrants, put together a band, Leslie West Mountain with Norman Landsberg (keyboards, bass) and Ken Janick (drums) and began playing concerts. Right around this time, former Cream collaborator Felix Pappalardi expressed an interest in producing West's work. The resulting album, “Leslie West Mountain,” featured Landsberg and former Remains drummer N.D. Smart. Keyboardist Steve Knight was added after L...
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