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Did you know Mississippi Queen was Mountains biggest hit released in 1970?

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Did you know Mississippi Queen was Mountains biggest hit released in 1970?

Mississippi Queen” is a song by the American rock band Mountain. Considered a rock classic, it was their most successful single, reaching number 21 in the BillboardHot 100 record chart in 1970. The song is included on the group’s debut album and several live recordings have been issued. “Mississippi Queen” has been recorded by several artists, including Ozzy Osbourne, who had a hit with the song in 2005. Check out the video on YouTube.

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The signature Leslie West Guitar and many others guitars are available at Gearsource.

Dean Guitars Leslie West Signature Model

60d8d247-868f-49e0-ac6f-6ed4fa879b4b From his days with the legendery band Mountain, Leslie West has been the total embodiment of Tone. The searing lines from Missisippi Queen and the sweet, singing tone of Theme from an Imaginary Western are paramount to the fabric from which every guitar hero has been sewn. Mr West has a descriminating ear, but our Master Builder Pat Baker came up with a pickup that made him smile ….The Leslie West Mountain of Tone! He’s been melting Marshalls with it now for a couple of years. A wonderfully comfortable neck and familiar feeling single cut body will make it easy for you to carve out your own place in history.

 

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