Mountain (Leslie West album)

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Studio album by Leslie West
Released July 1969
Genre Blues-rock, hard rock
Label Windfall
Producer Felix Pappalardi
Leslie West chronology
The Great Fatsby

Mountain is the 1969 debut solo album from guitarist Leslie West.[1] It is often cited as a Mountain album due to its title and the presence of bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi, but it was actually a solo album.

Track list[edit]

  1. "Blood of the Sun" (Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins) – 2:35
  2. "Long Red" (West, Pappalardi, John Ventura, Norman Landsberg) – 3:14
  3. "Better Watch Out" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 2:47
  4. "Blind Man" (Collins, Pappalardi, West, Ventura) – 3:50
  5. "Baby, I'm Down" (Pappalardi, Collins) – 3:58
  6. "Dreams of Milk and Honey" (West, Pappalardi, Ventura, Landsberg) – 3:22
  7. "Storyteller Man" (West, Pappalardi, Ventura, Landsberg) – 3:04
  8. "This Wheel's on Fire" (Bob Dylan, Rick Danko) – 3:18
  9. "Look to the Wind" (West, Pappalardi, Ventura) – 2:43
  10. "Southbound Train" (West, Ventura, Landsberg) – 2:57
  11. "Because You Are My Friend" (West) – 3:10



"Baby I'm Down" was covered as "Immortal" on the Clutch album Pure Rock Fury. West guested on the track. "Blood of The Sun" was covered on the Japanese edition of the Spiritual Beggars album On Fire.


  1. ^ "Mountain: Leslie West: Music". Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  2. ^ "N.D. Smart II at the Cool Groove". Retrieved 2012-03-02.