Mountain (Leslie West album)

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Studio album by Leslie West
Released July 1969
Genre Hard rock [1]
Label Windfall
Producer Felix Pappalardi
Leslie West chronology
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Mountain is the 1969 debut solo album from guitarist Leslie West. [2] 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 listing

  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. "Album Reviews". Billboard . August 23, 1969. p. 91.
  2. "Mountain: Leslie West: Music". Retrieved 2012-03-02.
  3. "N.D. Smart II at the Cool Groove". Retrieved 2012-03-02.