Mountain’s Corky Laing Playing Patchogue Theater Saturday
Posted: 5:00 pm Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
Back in 1969 Corky Laing joined Leslie West’s Long Island band and got right to work recording Mountains debut album “Climbing” which of course leads off with the classic “Mississippi Queen”. He has played on 10 Mountain albums as well as West’s solo stuff. He has also played with a laundry list of who’s who’s throughout his career. He even formed a super group for his record label in ’76 that lasted into ’78 but never really went anywhere. But the “Secret Sessions were captured and dubbed “Pompeii. An album of some of those recordings was recently released on vinyl on last weekends record store day. Listen in as we talk about the gig he has this Saturday with Ginger Baker’s son Kofi Baker at the Patchogue theater. Also he sheds some light on the “Pompeii” sessions FEATURING: CORKY LAING (MOUNTAIN), IAN HUNTER (MOTT THE HOOPLE), MICK RONSON (DAVID BOWIE / MOTT THE HOOPLE) AND FELIX PAPPALARDI (MOUNTAIN); WITH GUEST APPEARANCES BY: ERIC CLAPTON (CREAM), LESLIE WEST (MOUNTAIN), DICKEY BETTS (ALLMAN BROTHERS), JOHN SEBASTIAN (THE LOVIN’ SPOONFUL) AND TODD RUNDGREN AND MORE! HOLY SMOKES!!! Listen in below and get tickets below that.
On the air and in the wind, Fingers
The legendary Corky Laing joins forces with Kofi Baker (Ginger Baker’s son) to celebrate the music of Mountain and Cream, Saturday 4/28 at the Patchogue Theatre!