TIME: 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Paramount Bristol
Dave Mason… singer-songwriter and guitarist. Dave left supergroup Traffic in 1969 to pursue a solo career in the U.S. Dave has penned over 100 songs, has 3 gold albums: Alone Together, Dave Mason, Mariposa De Oro, and platinum album Let It Flow, which contained the top-ten single “We Just Disagree”.
In addition to cranking out hits, Dave has performed on, or contributed to, several famous albums, including: The Rolling Stones’ Beggars Banquet, George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass, Paul McCartney and Wings’ Venus and Mars, and Jimi Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland. Mason is featured playing acoustic guitar in “All Along the Watchtower” on Electric Ladyland, a favorite in Dave’s live shows!
Dave, a prolific artist in his own right, has collaborated with an enviable list of the who’s who in the music industry … Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Rita Coolidge, Delaney & Bonnie, Leon Russell, Ron Wood, Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, and Jim Capaldi, just to name a few. In addition to his own productions, Mason’s distinctive work is featured on numerous gold and platinum albums such as:
- Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland “All Along The Watchtower” (acoustic guitar) and “Crosstown Traffic” (vocals)
- George Harrison All Thing Must Pass (various tracks),
- The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet “Street Fighting Man” (shehnai and mellotron)
- Paul McCartney and Wings Venus And Mars “Listen To What The Man Said” (guitar)
- Graham Nash Songs For Beginners
- David Crosby & Graham Nash, Graham Nash David Crosby
- Dave Mason & Cass Elliot (Mamas & Papas) Dave Mason & Cass Elliot
- The Spencer Davis Group “Somebody Help Me”, “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m A Man” (vocals)
- Fleetwood Mac Time (guitar, vocals)
- Eric Clapton Crossroads (guitar)