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Leslie West

Leslie West

Real/full name:
Leslie Weinstein
Age:
69 (born Oct 22nd, 1945)
Place of origin:
United States (New York City)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Leslie West is a North-american guitarist and singer, well known for being the founding member of the highly influential heavy rock band Mountain in 1969.

Trivia

He played with the legendary bassist Jack Bruce and his own bandmate Corky Laing in the super-group West, Bruce and Laing since 1972 to 1974. In 2009 Jack's son, Malcom Bruce, joined with Leslie and Corky to form briefly West, Bruce Jr and Laing.

His songs have been covered by Ozzy Osbourne, W.A.S.P., Ministry, Zakk Wylde, among others.

In 2011 his right leg was amputated over the knee due ...

Leslie West

Guitars, Vocals (1969, 1975-1976, 1988-1989, 1993-1994, 1999, 2003-2006, 2011-2013)

Mountain

Vocals, Guitar (1969-1972, 1973-1974, 1981-1985, 1992-1998, 2001-present)

The Vagrants

Guitars, Vocals (1964-1969)

West, Bruce and Laing

Guitars, vocals (1972-1974), Guitars, Vocals (2009)

Ozzy Osbourne

2005 Mississippi Queen (Single) Guitars
2005 Under Cover Guitars "Mississippi Queen"
Added by: tonhaoslayer666 Modified by: Deimos DM
Added on: 2011-04-12 19:46:47 Last modified on: 2014-10-28 00:23:06
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