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Mountain was an American hard rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1969.[1][2] Originally consisting of vocalist-guitarist Leslie West, bassist-vocalist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight, and drummer N. D. Smart (soon replaced by Corky Laing), the group disbanded in 1972, but reunited on several occasions prior to West's death in 2020.[3] They are best-known for their 1970 smash hit song "Mississippi Queen", which remains a staple of classic rock radio, as well as the heavily sampled song "Long Red", and their performance at Woodstock Festival in 1969. Mountain is one of many bands commonly credited with influencing the development of heavy metal music during the 1970s. The group's musical style primarily consisted of hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal.The beginning of the live recording of their song "Long Red" has become one of the most sampled drum breaks in hip hop, sampled in over 700 songs by artists such as EPMD, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Kanye West, the Game, among many others. Songs having used in the sample include Jay-Z's "99 Problems" and Kanye West's "The Glory"This is a live recording from Passaic's famous Capitol Theater from December 30, 1973.
Mountain was an American hard rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1969.[1][2] Originally consisting of vocalist-guitarist Leslie West, bassist-vocalist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight, and drummer N. D. Smart (soon replaced by Corky Laing), the group disbanded in 1972, but reunited on several occasions prior to West's death in 2020.[3] They are best-known for their 1970 smash hit song "Mississippi Queen", which remains a staple of classic rock radio, as well as the heavily sampled song "Long Red", and their performance at Woodstock Festival in 1969. Mountain is one of many bands commonly credited with influencing the development of heavy metal music during the 1970s. The group's musical style primarily consisted of hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal.The beginning of the live recording of their song "Long Red" has become one of the most sampled drum breaks in hip hop, sampled in over 700 songs by artists such as EPMD, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Kanye West, the Game, among many others. Songs having used in the sample include Jay-Z's "99 Problems" and Kanye West's "The Glory"This is a live recording from Passaic's famous Capitol Theater from December 30, 1973.
630428083820
Mountain - Live At The Capitol Theater - December 30 1973

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Format: CD
Label: RENAISSANCE
Rel. Date: 09/06/2024
UPC: 630428083820

Live At The Capitol Theater - December 30 1973
Artist: Mountain
Format: CD
New: Available $16.99
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DISC: 1

1. Introduction
2. You Better Believe It
3. Theme from An Imaginary Western
4. Never in My Life
5. Jingle Bells Jam
6. Get Out of My Life Woman
7. Mississippi Queen
8. It's for You
9. Nantucket Sleighride 1
10. Roll Over Beethoven/Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' on

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Mountain was an American hard rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1969.[1][2] Originally consisting of vocalist-guitarist Leslie West, bassist-vocalist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight, and drummer N. D. Smart (soon replaced by Corky Laing), the group disbanded in 1972, but reunited on several occasions prior to West's death in 2020.[3] They are best-known for their 1970 smash hit song "Mississippi Queen", which remains a staple of classic rock radio, as well as the heavily sampled song "Long Red", and their performance at Woodstock Festival in 1969. Mountain is one of many bands commonly credited with influencing the development of heavy metal music during the 1970s. The group's musical style primarily consisted of hard rock, blues rock, and heavy metal.The beginning of the live recording of their song "Long Red" has become one of the most sampled drum breaks in hip hop, sampled in over 700 songs by artists such as EPMD, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Kanye West, the Game, among many others. Songs having used in the sample include Jay-Z's "99 Problems" and Kanye West's "The Glory"This is a live recording from Passaic's famous Capitol Theater from December 30, 1973.
        
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