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Dave Mason

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Traffic: Dave Quits, But Traffic Keeps Moving

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 16 December 1967

DESPITE THE INTENDED departure of songwriter and sitarist Dave Mason, Traffic wheels are turning with renewed vigour. ...

Alone Together: Mason and Cass

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 17 September 1970

LONDON — Dave Mason was sitting about 6,000 miles away from the action. While his album, Alone Together, was booming in America, with a first ...

Dave Mason Gives New Meaning To That Old Cliché 'Doing My Own Thing'

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 22 January 1972

DAVE MASON arrived at Heathrow Airport last Wednesday about a quarter of an hour earlier than planned, and even if the TWA chick hadn't tipped ...

Why Dave Mason Is Trying To Go The Paul Simon Route

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 15 September 1973

THE VERY fat man with a pony tail who sat himself down next to me twitched almost uncontrollably as the Englishman with the red Stratocaster ...

Dave Mason: It's Like You Never Left

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 17 January 1974

THAT FIRST AUTHENTIC follow-up to Alone Together finally exists. But while his skills as a musician are as noticeable as before, Dave Mason seems to ...

Dave Mason

Interview by Chris Briggs, ZigZag, March 1974

WHAT DO WE really know of Dave Mason – his disagreements with Winwood, ructions with record companies and his move to America is about all. ...

Dave Mason: No More Traffic Jams

Interview by David Rensin, Rolling Stone, 14 March 1974

LOS ANGELES – The reporter from the Free Press had one more question for Dave Mason after the interview at his road manager's house in ...

Dave Mason and Streetwalkers at Hammersmith Odeon

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, New Musical Express, 13 September 1975

SOME NEED WIRES and some need strings, but Dave Mason don't use none of those things. Instead he hitched himself onto the back of his ...

Dave Mason: One of a Kind

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, October 1975

THOUGH DAVE MASON admits he’s a songwriter first and a guitarist second, his work on the electric instrument has tagged him as a standout player ...

Elton John, Dave Mason, John Miles: Schaeffer Stadium, Boston

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 17 July 1976

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: The sheer pageantry of Elton John's Stars and Stripes bicentennial show here on Independence Day had the power alone to earn a standing ...

The California Jam Festival

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 8 April 1978

THERE WEREN'T even traffic jams. ...

We Just Disagree: The Story Of Dave Mason

Retrospective and Interview by Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, 16 February 1996

IN ROCK 'N' ROLL, the road may go on forever, but the shoulders are littered with carcasses. To be a survivor, a rock musician has ...

Traffic Jammer Dave Mason Peers Into His Future's Past

Report and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 14 May 2014

MOST OF THE TIME, a traffic jam is a wholly unpleasant experience and something to avoid at all costs. But when the said confluence of ...

Cruisin' with Justin & the Fudge: Five Days at Sea with the Rock Boomers

Report by Mark Leviton, Rock's Backpages, February 2019

"I've realized audiences aren't listening to the lyrics of my first song – they're too busy trying to figure out how old I look..." Al ...

see also Traffic

see also Dave Mason & Cass Elliot


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