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Mason Williams

Mason Williams in 1969
Background information
Born August 24, 1938 (1938-08-24) (age 81)
Genres Classical guitar, bluegrass, easy listening, folk
Occupations Musician, composer, songwriter, writer, poet, photographer
Instruments 12-string guitar, banjo, classical guitar
Years active 1960–present
Labels American Gramaphone, Everest, Flying Fish, Olympic, Real Music, Skookum, Vanguard, Vee-Jay, Warner Bros., WEA

Mason Williams (born August 24, 1938) is an easy listening guitarist. His most famous work is Classical Gas.

Also a photographer, Williams published a life-sized photo print of a Greyhound bus in the 1960s. He appeared with the print on the cover of his first album, The Mason Williams Phonograph Record. The print is now in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.