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Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Mason Williams

Here's some great Guitar playing and some great original songs courtesy of Mason Williams...I have posted  "Hand Made"earlier.... this one was supplied by Tony Angel... thanks Tony !!

Mason Douglas Williams (born August 24, 1938) is an American classical guitarist, composer, singer, writer, comedian, and poet, best known for his 1968 instrumental "Classical Gas" and for his work as a comedy writer on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, and Saturday Night Live.
The Mason Williams Phonograph Record is an album by classical guitarist and composer Mason Williams (with various accompaniment) released in 1968. It is Williams's most successful and most recognized album, and contains the instrumental "Classical Gas," his best known song. Mason Williams won two Grammy awards, for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and Best Instrumental Theme, and Mike Post won Best Instrumental Arrangement on the song. In Canada, the album reached #16.

1. Overture
2. All The Time
3. Dylan Thomas
4. Wanderlove
5. She's Gone Away
6. Here I Am

1. Classical Gas
2. Long Time Blues
3. Baroque-a Nova
4. The Prince's Panties
5. Life Song
6. Sunflower

Williams has recorded more than a dozen albums, five on the Warner Bros. label (The Mason Williams Phonograph Record, The Mason Williams Ear Show, Music, Handmade, and Sharepickers). ."
           3. Baroque-a-Nova
           6. Sunflower


espo said...

👍 !

Your Pal Doug said...

Thank you, I remember hearing of Mason Williams.
Good stuff!