Friday, May 9, 2008

Mountain Climbing!

Climbing! is the debut album by American hard rock band Mountain. It was certified gold after only five months, and contains several of the group's most memorable songs, including "Never in My Life", "For Yasgur's Farm", the Jack Bruce-composed "Theme From An Imaginary Western", and their signature "Mississippi Queen", which has been covered by many artists, including Ozzy Osbourne. The album was re-issued with a bonus track in 2003 by Columbia's Legacy Recordings.

1. "Mississippi Queen" - 2:32
2. "Theme From an Imaginary Western" - 5:07
3. "Never in My Life" – 3:53
4. "Silver Paper" – 3:18
5. "For Yasgur's Farm" – 3:23
6. "To My Friend" - 3:38
7. "Laird" - 4:39
8. "Sittin' on a Rainbow" - 2:22
9. "The Boys in the Band" – 3:43
10. "For Yasgur's Farm" (Live) – 4:18 (2003 reissue bonus track)

* Leslie West - guitar, vocals
* Felix Pappalardi - bass, rhythm guitar, piano, vocals
* Corky Laing - drums, percussion
* Steve Knight - organ, handbells

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