Gail CollinsCompositions & Recordings

Gail Delta Collins Pappalardi (February 2, 1941 - December 6, 2013) was a songwriter and an artist and the wife of Felix Pappalardi (Mountain). She contributed lyrics to many Mountain songs and co-wrote Cream's "World of Pain" with Pappalardi and "Strange Brew" with Pappalardi and Eric Clapton. Both songs are included on the album Disraeli Gears. As Gail Collins, her artwork appears on the Mountain album covers, Climbing!, Nantucket Sleighride, Mountain Live: The Road Goes Ever On, Twin Peaks and Avalanche.