16 Songs, 55 Minutes


Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

BJ59 ,

Nantucket Sleighride

I bought this album when it was first released and I loved every minute of it -- especially so "Nantucket Sleighride." That piece of music was so remarkable that I can still recall its haunting melody after 30+ years. I would encourage anyone to listen to the entire album -- if indeed you have the patience to listen to an entire album anymore.

Listener123 ,

rock legends

This band is in no way a one hit wonder. Like someone said before me if youve only heard mississippi queen then you havent heard anything. Guitar hero does that to some bands unfortunetly...Corky Leing is one of the most underated drummers out there. The whole band is underated

bobmon ,

Best of Mountain is a great place to start and here's why....

This album has 1/2 of the album "Climbing" which back in the day were made to be side 1 then side 2 kind of deals. That is the best single album effort. I'm a guitar player and Leslie West is a monster player. Leslie has great ROCK phrasing that is less blues derived than most. I think he is Chuck Berry 30 years down the line and on steroids. Leslie and Felix shared a brothers love that comes through the groves 40 years later. FYI -Felix was shot and killed by wife and cover artist Gail Collins. If you can find the live album by Mountain" The Road
Goes Ever On" you will be treated to the best 15 minute plus song ever recorded, Nantucket Sleighride, a song about whaling from the 1800's-I Love Mountain!

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