Corky Laing Celebrates Mountian
Corky Laing Celebrates Mountian (Mississippi Queen 50th Anniversary Tour)
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Laurence Gordon “Corky” Laing is a Canadian rock drummer, best known as a longtime member of American hard rock band, Mountain. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Laing was the youngest of five children. Getting his break playing drums for legendary vocal group The Ink Spots in 1961, he later played in a group called Energy, who were produced by Cream collaborator and Laing’s future band mate Felix Pappalardi. Laing left Energy in 1969 to replace drummer N.D. Smart in hard rock outfit and heavy metal forerunner Mountain, who, with Laing at the drum kit, released three albums and the classic song Mississippi Queen between 1970 and 1971.