Leslie got started in his teens with a garage band called The Vagrants. The band recorded some music in the late 60’s and during those sessions, met an engineer by the name of Felix Pappalardi. Later, West and Pappalardi would form Mountain — the band many rock historians consider the originators of the “metal” genre.
Paul Simon releases Rhythm of The Saints on October 16, 1990. Many of the songs from the album were played by Rhymin’s Simon and the musicians who participated in the album at the free concert in Central Park, New York on August 15, 1991.
the singer continues to take his talents to wherever they lead him, whether that’s to Broadway working on his show American Utopia, he has forged out a career which is unique in every sense of the word that has made him a true icon of music.