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Leslie West

Leslie West
Born: Oct 22, 1945 in Forest Hills, New York, NY
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Blues
Biography: Leslie West first gained recognition as the lead guitarist for the Vagrants, a locally popular 1960s Long Island group. One of that group's singles was produced by Felix Pappalardi, a bass player who also produced Cream. After the Vagrants and Cream split up, Pappalardi played bass on and produced West's ...Read full biography
Mountain
Released: 1969
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Frequently classified as the first album by the group Mountain, which was named after it, Leslie West's initial solo album featured bass/keyboard player Felix Pappalardi, who also produced it and co-wrote ...Read full review
As Phat as It Gets
Released: 1999
Label: In-Akustik
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He's half the man he used to be in terms of mass, but when it comes to rock & roll, just stand back and listen as the master holds court. The man who once recorded an album called The Great Fatsby is back, ...Read full review
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