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West, Bruce & Laing

West, Bruce & Laing
Formed: 1972
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Blues
Group Members: Jack Bruce, Corky Laing, Malcolm Bruce, Leslie West
Biography: Following the exits of bassist/producer Felix Pappalardi and keyboardist Steve Wright, remaining Mountain members Leslie West (guitar) and Corky Laing (drums) forged a new alliance with ex-Cream bassist Jack Bruce. The hard rock supergroup's debut LP, Why Dontcha, appeared in 1972, followed a year later ...Read full biography
Whatever Turns You On
Released: 1973
Label: Esoteric Recordings
Critics' Rating:
Adding a bit of Procol Harum's sound to the mix is exactly what the doctor ordered for this superior second outing from the decision by Jack Bruce and Leslie West to merge their talents. "Shifting Sands" ...Read full review
Why Dontcha
Released: 1972
Label: COLUMBIA
Critics' Rating:
Three years after Blind Faith, and two years after the zoo that was Ginger Baker's Air Force -- Denny Laine essentially replacing Eric Clapton in Blind Faith with six more musicians added for good measure ...Read full review
More West, Bruce & Laing albums: Main Albums (6)
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