Leslie West

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Birthday
22, 1945
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who plays with the hard rock band Mountain.

Before Fame

He played with the Vagrants, a Long Island-based R&B and soul band.

Trivia

VH-1 featured his group, Mountain, in their Top 100 Hard Rock Groups of All Time.

Family Life

His parents' divorce led him to drop out of school and work for a Manhattan jeweler.

Associated With

His group and rose to stardom on the back of their cover of Otis Redding's "Respect."