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In January 1971.

In January 1971, “Windfall” label released “Nantucket Sleighride”, the second Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1970, at “The Record Plant” in New York City, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.  

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Steve Knight – keyboards
  • Felix Pappalardi – vocals, bass
  • Corky Laing – drums, percussion
  • Bob d’Orleans – engineer
  • Tom Cachetta – assistant engineer
  • Dave Ragno – assistant engineer
  • Beverly Weinstein – art direction
  • Gail Collins – visual director, design, painting, photography, calligraphy
  • Mick Brigden – calligraphy
  • Bud Prager – executive producer

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Look Around – Leslie West, Sue Palmer,, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  2. Taunta (Sammy’s Tune) – Felix Pappalardi
  3. Nantucket Sleighride (to Owen Coffin) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  4. You Can’t Get Away – Leslie West, Gail Collins, Corky Laing
  5. Tired Angels (to J.M.H.) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Colliins
  6. The Animal Trainer and the Toad – Leslie West, Sue Palmer
  7. My Lady – Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  8. Travellin’ in the Dark (to E.M.P.) – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  9. The Great Train Robbery – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins

On December 6, 2019.

On December 6, 2019, “White Heart Records” label released “Arrhythmia”, the second Hail the Ghost studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2019, at “Jam Studios” in Ballinamona, Kells, Co. Meath, Ireland, and was produced by Kieran O’Reilly and Martin Quinn.

Personnel:

  • Kieran O’Reilly – lead and backing vocals, guitar, drums, percussion
  • Eamonn Young – guitars
  • Ian Corr – piano, keyboards
  • Martin Quinn – bass, backing vocals
  • Paul Higgins – guitars
  • Gavin Mulhall – drums
  • Eamonn Young Sr. – saxophone
  • Joe Donnelly – spoken word
  • Zach Minogue O’Reilly – boys laughing
  • Lua Minogue O’Reilly – boys laughing
  • Sveva Robiony – cover art

Track listing:

All lyrics by Kieran O’Reilly, except where noted.

  1. Prologue – Joe Donnelly
  2. Swarms
  3. Gwendolen
  4. Pirouette
  5. Sweetest Dream
  6. Mountain
  7. Black Karma
  8. Sweet Samurai
  9. Loveless
  10. Elegy
  11. Home

On August 27, 2001.

On August 27, 2001, “HeavyDevy” label released “Terria”, the fifth Devin Townsend studio album. It was recorded February – May 2001, at “Mushroom” in Manland, Bedlam, “Platinum Plus” and “Greenhouse Studios”, Vancouver, BC, and was produced by Devin Townsend.

Personnel:

  • Devin Townsend – vocals, guitar, ambience, samples, keyboards, engineer, mixing
  • Jamie Meyer – piano, keyboards
  • Craig McFarland – fretless bass
  • Gene Hoglan – drums
  • Shaun Thingvold – engineering, mixing
  • Scott Ternan – engineering
  • Jamie Meyer – engineering
  • Lee Preston – engineering
  • Chris Crippen – drum technician
  • Mike Bellis – drum technician
  • Travis Smith – illustration, design, layout
  • Gloria Fraser – photography

Personnel:

All tracks by Devin Townsend.

  1. Olives
  2. Mountain
  3. Earth Day
  4. Deep Peace
  5. Canada
  6. Down and Under
  7. The Fluke
  8. Nobody’s Here
  9. Tiny Tears
  10. Stagnant
  11. Humble – hidden track

Pn March 9, 1985.

On March 9, 1985, “Scotti Bros” label released “Go for Your Life”, the fifth Mountain studio album. It was recorded in 1984, at “Criteria Recording Studios” in Florida, and “Wizard Sound Studios” in Westchester, New York, and was produced by Pete Solley.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Clarke – bass
  • Corky Laing – drums
  • Ian Hunter – sequencing
  • Eric Johnson – synthesizer
  • Miller Anderson – slide guitar
  • Chuck Kirkpatrick – background vocals
  • Mike Scott – engineer
  • Gary Lyons – engineer
  • Jim Sessody – assistant engineer
  • Doug MacDonald – assistant engineer
  • Mike Fuller – mastering
  • Bud Prager – recording director
  • Pete Solley – engineer
  • Lane/Donald – art direction
  • Barry Jackson – illustration

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie West and Corky Laing, except  where noted.

  1. Hard Times – Leslie West, Corky Laing, Bud Prager
  2. Spark
  3. She Loves Her Rock (And She Loves It Hard)
  4. Bardot Damage
  5. Shimmy on the Footlights
  6. I Love Young Girls
  7. Makin’ It in Your Car
  8. Babe in the Woods
  9. Little Bit of Insanity

On December 22, 2020.

On December 22, 2020, Leslie Weinstein aka Leslie West died aged 75. He was musician (guitar), vocalist, and songwriter, member of the bands The Vagrants, West, Bruce and Laing, but was best known as the founding member, guitarist, and co-lead vocalist of the band Mountain. In its list of the “100 Greatest guitarists of all time”, Rolling Stone magazine placed West at number 66. As a leader he released 16 albums.

On May 22, 2007.

On May 22, 2007, “Concord” label released “The Enchantment”, album by Chick Corea and Béla Fleck. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Chick Corea and Béla Fleck

Personnel:

  • Chick Corea– piano
  • Béla Fleck– banjo
  • Bernard Alexander – piano tuner
  • Brian Alexander – piano technician
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Bernie Kirsh – engineer, mixing
  • Buck Snow – assistant engineer
  • Marc Bessant – design
  • Jay Blakesberg – photography
  • Sarah Jane Coleman – lettering
  • Taylor Crothers – photography
  • Julie Rooney – graphic consultant
  • Evelyn Brechtlein – project coordinator

Track listing:

  1. Senorita – Chick Corea
  2. Spectacle – Bela Fleck
  3. Joban Dna Nopia – Chick Corea
  4. Mountain – Bela Fleck
  5. Children’s Song #6 – Chick Corea
  6. A Strange Romance – Chick Fleck
  7. Menagerie – Bela Fleck
  8. Waltse for Abby – Bela Fleck
  9. Brazil – Ary Barroso, Sidney Russell
  10. The Enchantment – Chick Corea
  11. Sunset Road – Bela Fleck

 

 

In November 1971.

In November 1971, “Windfall” label released “Flowers of Evil”, the third Mountain album. The album consists of studio recordings and live recordings. Studio selections were recorded September 1971 at the “Record Plant” in  New York City, and the live selections were recorded on June 27, 1971 at the “Fillmore East” in New York City, and were produced by Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Steve Knight and Corky Laing.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West– guitar, vocals
  • Felix Pappalardi– bass, vocals
  • Steve Knight– organ
  • Corky Laing– drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. Flowers of Evil – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, David Rea
  2. King’s Chorale – Felix Pappalardi
  3. One Last Cold Kiss – Felix Pappalardi, Collins
  4. Crossroader – Felix Pappalardi, Collins
  5. Pride and Passion – Felix Pappalardi, Collins
  6. Dream Sequence: Guitar Solo (Leslie West) / Roll Over Beethoven- Chuck Berry) / Dreams of Milk and Honey (Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura, Norman Landsberg) / Variations (Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Corky Laing, Steve Knight) / Swan Theme (Felix Pappalardi, Collins)
  7. Mississippi Queen – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Corky Laing, David Rea

In July 1974.

In July 1974, “Columbia” label released “Avalanche”, the fourth Mountain album. It was recorded January – February 1974, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West– vocals, guitar
  • David Perry – guitar
  • Felix Pappalardi– vocals, bass, keyboards
  • Corky Laing– drums, percussion
  • Gail Collins– cover artwork, photography

Track listing:

  1. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Dave Williams, James Faye Hall
  2. Sister Justice – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins, Day
  3. Alisan – Leslie West
  4. Swamp Boy – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  5. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  6. Thumbsucker – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  7. You Better Believe It – Leslie West, Corky Laing
  8. I Love to See You Fly – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  9. Back Where I Belong – Leslie West, Corky Laing
  10. Last of the Sunshine Days – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins

In July 1969.

In July 1969, “Windfall” label released “Mountain”, the debut Leslie West album. It was recorded in 1969, and was produced by Felix Pappalardi.

Personnel:

  • Leslie West- guitars, vocals
  • Felix Pappalardi- bass, keyboards, production
  • D. Smart – drums
  • Norman Landsberg – Hammond organ

Track listing:

  1. Blood of the Sun – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  2. Long Red – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura, Norman Landsberg
  3. Better Watch Out – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  4. Blind Man – Gail Collins, Felix Pappalardi, Leslie West, John Ventura
  5. Baby, I’m Down – Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins
  6. Dreams of Milk and Honey – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura, Norman Landsberg
  7. Storyteller Man – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura, NormanLandsberg
  8. This Wheel’s on Fire – Bob Dylan, Rick Danko
  9. Look to the Wind – Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, John Ventura
  10. Southbound Train – Leslie West, John Ventura, Norman Landsberg
  11. Because You Are My Friend – Leslie West

On April 9, 2007.

On April 9, 2007, “Latent” label released “At the End of Paths Taken”, the twelve  Cowboy Junkies studio album. It was recorded June-November 2006, and was produced by Michael Timmins.

Personnel:

  • Margo Timmins- vocals
  • Michael Timmins – electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Peter Timmins – drums, congas& percussion
  • Alan Anton – bass guitar, percussion, keyboards
  • Jeff Bird- electric mandolin, percussion
  • Joby Baker- piano, keyboards, bass guitar
  • Henry Kucharczyk- digital kalimba, string arrangement & conducting
  • Benjamine Bowman, Sandra Baron, Rebecca Vanderpost, Sarah Fraser-Raff- violins
  • Amy Laing, Richard Armin- cellos
  • The Sara J. Ratzlaff-Madeleine WienerYouth Choir
  • John A.Timmins- narration

Track listing:

All tracks by Michael Timmins, except where noted.

  1. Brand New World
  2. Still Lost
  3. Cutting Board Blues
  4. Spiral Down
  5. My Little Basquiat – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  6. Someday Soon
  7. Follower 2
  8. It Really Doesn’t Matter Anyway – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  9. Blue Eyed Saviour
  10. Mountain – Michael Timmins, Alan Anton
  11. My Only Guarantee