The Leslie West Band
About this release
As a solo artist Leslie West continued his career during breaks from Mountain in the mid seventies and despite working extensively with Mountain Leslie manages to also keep his solo career a going concern. The Leslie West Band was the band that Leslie West formed to play solo concerts inn order to promote his solo album The Great Fatsby. The band included former Mountain drummer Corky Laing and also future Foreigner guitarist and song writer Mick Jones. In fact Mick Jones wrote one of the more popular songs on the album Singapore Sling and also co wrote another seven of the bands ten tracks with Corky Laing and Leslie West. The album also includes two covers the first a rocked up version of the Beatles song Dear Prudence and the second a cover of the Mann Weil song We Gotta Get Out Of This Place a song made famous by the Animals.