Mason Williams

Country Idyll by Mason Williams

Country Idyll by Mason Williams (1938-) Mason Williams is an American guitarist and composer, best known for his guitar instrumental “Classical Gas”. He is also a comedy writer, known for his writing on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, and Saturday Night Live. He is also an eclectic poet and lyricist …

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La Chanson De Claudine by Mason Williams

La Chanson De Claudine by Mason Williams (1938-) Mason Williams is an American guitarist and composer, best known for his guitar instrumental “Classical Gas”. He is also a comedy writer, known for his writing on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, and Saturday Night Live. He is also an eclectic poet …

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Classical Gas by Mason Williams

Classical Gas by Mason Williams (1938-) Classical Gas is a guitar piece like no other, an anthem for an era, the most influential, most played, most loved instrumental hit of all time. This song-written more than 40 years ago-has been used as the theme music for Granada Television’s watchdog broadcast “This is your right” running …

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