Tonight’s mystery artist was named by Eddie Van Halen and Richie Sambora as having an important influence on their music. Can you think who this might be or his most famous band??

He has been in the business for over 30 years and along with his band has acted, done voiceover work, been a musical director and done many guest appearances with Howard Stern. His famous band? That would be the trio 'Mountain' and his name is Leslie West. Eddie and Richie aren’t his only high profile rock fans either. According to Mountain’s webpage:

During his career, he has recorded or played with a litany of rock icons including Billy Joel, Van Halen, The Who, Mick Jagger and Jimi Hendrix, to name just a few.

Here is Leslie and Mountain with tonight’s featured song.

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