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Mountain and Leslie West

Back in the 80s, I had a chance to see Triumph, but the real excitement was to see Mountain. They were raw, powerful, and soulful. At some point in the show, Corky Laing threw a cymbal (stand and all) at Leslie West. Leslie managed to catch the stand and whip it right back into the drum kit. For the intro to "Mississippi Queen," they rolled out a cowbell that was probably 6-7 feet tall. Leslie inspired many musicians over the decades with his great riffs and tasty guitar work. On top of that, what a voice! Interesting side notes about......

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