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Leslie West on His New Album, Mountain's Legacy and Overcoming Obstacles
Leslie West on His New Album, Mountain's Legacy and Overcoming Obstacles
Guitarist Leslie West has been around the block more than a few times. From his glory days with Mountain through the powerhouse trio West, Bruce and Lang, West helped create the template for loud hard-rock guitar bands. Taking cues from Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mountain were the right band at the right time as the '60s turned into the 70s. They played Woodstock and became stars. Read
Leslie West Returns to Touring, Thanks to a Generous Gift
Leslie West Returns to Touring, Thanks to a Generous Gift
After being forced to have his lower right leg amputated as a result of diabetes complications last year, guitar legend Leslie West, 66, was forced to cancel a tour -- not because he was unable to perform, but because he didn't have transportation equipped for a wheelchair. But now, thanks to an incredibly generous gift from The Vehicle Production Group, those worries are behind him.

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