Mason Williams

Mason Williams (August 24, 1938 in Abilene, Texas) is an American guitarist and composer, best known for his popular guitar instrumental "Classical Gas". Williams wrote for the Smothers Brothers show and is also an eclectic poet and lyricist. Mason Williams emerged in the late 1960s as a strong force in television and music circles. In 1968 he won two Grammy awards for his unique composition for guitar, "Classical Gas". That same year he also won an Emmy award for his work as a comedy writer on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Read more on
Music For The Epicurean Harkener
Largo Deluxe
Flamenco Lingo
Trade Winds
Santa Fe Souvenir
Destinations of the Sun
Classical Gas: The Music of Mason Williams
Chico Hot Springs
Classical Gas
Classical Gas (orchestra minus guitar)
Country Idyll
Le Chanson De Claudine
Fettuccini Western
Guitar Carol (solo guitar)
Guitar Carol (orchestra)
Katydid's Ditty
Katydid's Ditty No. 2
Katydid's Ditty (music box version)
Katydid's Ditty No. 3
Riding the Low Moon (with strings)
Riding the Low Moon (with mandolin)
Saturday Night at the World
Flamenco Lingo
Greensleeves (orchestra)
In Honor Of
Largo De Luxe (orchestra)
Largo De Luxe (violin and guitar)
Shady Dell (flute and guitar)
Sunflower (flute and guitar)
A Gift of Song
Joy to the World
What Tune is This?
Guitar Carol
Mistletoe Moustache
Snow Dream
Conventry Carol
The Virgin Mary
Winter Lullaby
Hawaiian Sleigh Ride
The First Noel
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Christmas Lullaby
A Gift of Song
Santa's Holiday
Classical Gas
Classical Gas
Samba Beach
Saturday Night at the World
Shady Dell
Katydid's Ditty
Vancouver Island
Of Time and Rivers Flowing
The Banks of the Dee
De Boatmen Dance
Deep River
On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Cripple Creek
The Rivers of Texas
Mississippi Mud
Miss the Mississippi and You
Cool Water
Cruising Down the River
Moon River
Burn On
Of Time and Rivers Flowing
Hand Made
Jose's Piece
Reason to Believe
Saturday Night at the World
I've Heard That Tear-Stained Monologue You Do There by the Door Before You Go
All the Time
Classical Gas
The Tomato Vendetta
Manha de Carnival
It's Over
The Exciting Accident
Folk Baroque
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Run Come See
Drunken Sailor
Love Song
Girl With the Golden Hair
Gold Hunters
Honey Miss Me When I'm Gone
A Gift of Song
Ashville Junction
Ballad of Big Beauty
Goin' Home Song
Classical Gas
Classical Gas