Steve Winwood & Dave Mason

Stephen Lawrence Steve Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English songwriter and musician whose genres include blue-eyed soul, R&B, rock, blues-rock, pop-rock, and jazz. David Thomas Dave Mason (born 10 May 1946) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Worcester, who first found fame with the rock band Traffic. 5.0/5

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Steve Winwood played the Cross Insurance Arena (w/Petty), and last year former bandmate Dave Mason played a small club across the street.
Today we remember the late great Christopher Gordon Blandford 'Chris' Wood (24 June 1944—12 July 1983) a founding member of the English rock band Traffic, along with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason. The death of two close friends, Free’s Paul Kossoff and former band-mate Rebop Kwaku Baah followed by that of his (by now, estranged) wife laid very heavy on Chris. While working on a solo album that was to be titled Vulcan, Wood died in 1983 of pneumonia in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England.
Dave Mason who was born in the town of Worcester in England in1945 had been a guitarist with several local bands before he formed Traffic with Steve Winwood ...
1950 - Doobie Brothers co-founder and drummer, John Hartman, is born in Falls Church, VA. 1953 - Cinderella guitarist Jeff LeBar has a birthday. 1965 - *** Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman are denied use of a gas station men’s room so they take a whiz outside on the wall. Of course, they’re busted adding one more story to the Rolling Stones’ legend. 1966- “19th Nervous Breakdown” can’t make it to in the U.S. The Rolling Stones song peaks, lodged behind Barry Sandler’s “The Ballad Of The Green Berets.” 1966 - Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr., guitarist for Alice In Chains, is born in Tacoma, Washington. 1967 - Melody Maker announces the formation of Traffic (with Steve Winwood and Dave Mason). 1970- Having landed at just two and a half months earlier, Steppenwolf’s politically-oriented "Monster" album goes gold. 1972- Neil Young’s “Heart Of Gold,” off his “Harvest” album, is the song in the U.S. 1977 - The Clash release their first single “White Riot.” 1978 - California Ja . ...
1st Concerts-Cica 1967 - 1973 Stonybrook University Long Island N.Y. Allman Brothers, Dave Mason, John Mayall, Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Commander Cody and the lost Planet AIRMEN, TRAFFIC-Steve Winwood... Wow I have to really thinK? cannot remember them all? there are more.. JULY -1973 Watkins Glen Allman Brothers the Band and The Grateful DEAD! OK found it Grateful Dead Stonybrook 2 shows WOW? "For shure!" "what a long strange trip it's been?"
On this day (Sept. 24) in 1967: Traffic made their live debut when they appeared at Saville Theatre in London; formed by former Spencer Davis Group vocalist-keyboardist Steve Winwood with three 22-year-old friends, drummer/singer Jim Capaldi, singer/guitarist Dave Mason & reed player Chris Wood; the group was intended to be a cooperative, with the members living together in a country cottage in Berkshire and collaborating on their songs…(this very cool clip from later the same year…)
Dave Mason is a living rock legend. At age 18, the Worcester England native teamed up with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood to form the legendary band Traffic, who had a profound affect on the genre of rock and roll.While still a teen Mason penned the Traffic hit “Feelin' Alright”. The song...
All Things Music Plus ON THIS DATE (43 YEARS AGO) July 1, 1970 - Traffic: John Barleycorn Must Die is released. # ALL THINGS MUSIC PLUS (5/5) # Allmusic 4.5/5 stars # Rolling Stone (see original review below) John Barleycorn Must Die is the fourth album by Traffic, released on July 1, 1970. It reached on the Billboard 200 Top LP's chart. In late 1968, Traffic disbanded, guitarist Dave Mason having left the group for the second time prior to the completion of the Traffic album. In 1969, Steve Winwood joined the supergroup Blind Faith, while drummer and lyricist Jim Capaldi and woodwinds player Chris Wood turned to session work, Wood also joining Blind Faith's drummer Ginger Baker in his post-Blind Faith group for their first album. In the beginning of 1970, after the demise of Blind Faith, the band having lasted barely six months, Winwood returned to the studio ostensibly to make his first solo album, originally to be titled Mad Shadows. He recorded two tracks with producer Guy Stevens, "Stranger to Himsel ...
MAY 1967 (46 YEARS AGO) Traffic: "Paper Sun" b/w "Giving To You" (Island WIP 6002) 45 single is released in the UK. "Paper Sun" was the British band Traffic's debut single, released in May 1967. It was a hit in the United Kingdom. It is famous for its time-typical sitar riff, played by Dave Mason, and its soulful vocals by composer Steve Winwood. The B-side, "Giving to You," was later released in a modified version (4:20) on their album Mr. Fantasy. The original B-side version, which opens with a brief vocal section, was later released as a bonus track on a CD reissue of the album. The album version omits the vocal section, and begins and ends with overdubbed spoken parts (probably by Chris Wood).
BOB CUSHING CINCINNATI, OHIO INTRODUCTION Bob Cushing is a singer/ songwriter from Cincinnati Ohio. He has earned his living playing 300 club dates a year for the past 20 years. Bob has released 5 studio albums, as well as a double Live CD with long-time collaborator Chris Goins. Bob has opened for numerous international acts including Montgomery Gentry, .38 Special, Dave Mason, Blue Oyster Cult, Dream Theater, Lonnie Mack and Todd Snider to name a few, and has played festivals with the likes of Buddy Guy, Dr John, and Pat Benetar. He has played pre-concert shows on the Time Warner Stage at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati opening for Eric Clapton/Roger Daltrey, Santana/Steve Winwood, The Moody Blues, Steely Dan, Heart/Def Leppard, Jimmy Buffett, Toby Keith, Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, The Guess Who, Weird Al Yankovich, Widespread Panic, and Brooks and Dunn. Bob has played such regional events as Tallstacks, Midpoint Music Festival, Riverfest, Summerfair, A Day In Eden, and The . ...
Dave Mason of the legendary rock group Traffic performed at the Sundance ASCAP Music Café during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Here h...
I would love to go. Saw Dave Mason at Ela Guru's in Knoxville in 1989. Currently "The Melting Pot". What a showman, great music, loved "Traffic" and "Steve Winwood"
Dave Mason singing "we just disagree" oh to see Dave with Steve Winwood again!
funky cover of Traffic's "Feelin Alright". Traffic were a band made up Midlanders such as Steve Winwood from Perry Bar and Dave Mason from Worcestershire. They allegedly came up with the name in the old Elbow Room in Aston.
Dave Mason is a singer/songwriter who spent time in the band Traffic with Steve Winwood & wrote some of their great tunes.
Finally! 21 years after putting my size 16.5 WIDE foot in my mouth can I tell Dave Mason what a tool box I felt like! Here's the post I just sent him! LOL! Happy Gobble Gobble to ya sir! Dave! when I met you in Virgin Islands- I embarrassed the living crap out of my self! Before Dave (owners son/entertainer, 1991) went on the stage- we all gathered at a little bonfire on the beach.We were on the beach in front of Iggy's. Well- at the beach, Dave or someone passed you a a guitar and started winging out your song, We just disagree. After your 10-20 seconds of jamming that- I said, you sound just like that guy who sung the original...what's his name? He was a one hit wonder in the day.You replied...Yeah -Ummm that was me- Hi I'm Dave. I NEARLY SHAT MY SELF! Then I realized you were in no you WERE TRAFFIC, etc. You laughed and I apologized profusely! Then we sung old time rok and roll together -and I kid you not..your voice behind me was more powerful than the amps behind you. I let you know in my opinion Ste ...
Was This planned? Steve Winwood out here tonite at Fantasy Springs and Dave Mason, his Traffic cohort, at The Canyon Club in Agoura Hills tonite! Need to get them together again!
The holiday concert season kicks off early this year as Rush, Steve Winwood, Dave Mason, Counting Crows, Everclear, and Jackson Browne all perform in Southern C
Wonderful Hippie-Music by Traffic:(Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Dave Mason and others) from their Album Mr, Fantasy. As it came out, Dave Mason was the songwr...
Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi hated Hole in My Shoe so much they threw Dave Mason out of the band for writing it
I've read on the Ledge that Christine barely wanted to work w/Dave Mason, due to her loyalty to Steve Winwood. Interesting.
""This song was written and sung by Dave Mason, rather than Steve Winwood (The Spencer Davis Group) who did most...
Happy birthday to both Dave Mason, who turned 66 yesterday, and Steve Winwood, who turns 64 on Saturday..
I after an embarrassing threesome with Dave Mason & Steve Winwood - but I only came late because I got stuck in Traffic.
Groovin' on Traffic, as it's Dave Mason's birthday. Added bonus--it's getting me primed for Steve Winwood tomorrow :)
Traffic's 1971 release, The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys was an artistic peak for the post-Dave Mason version of Traffic. Jim Capaldi contributed the heated Light Up or Leave Me Alone, and his writing with Steve Winwood added a breadth and complexity to the approaches to the songs that lift the album overall. Other highlights include Rock and Roll Stew, Many a Mile to Freedom, and Rainmaker, but the title track is best of all -- more than 12 minutes of jazz/jam inflected art rock that comments on the evils of the music business.
Traffic / Dave Mason, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004. Presented by RKS Guitars Featuring Kid Rock, Keith Richa...
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