Tag: Dave Mason

Monday 6/14/21 2pm ET: Sounds of The 70’s

The best music from 1970 – 1979 featuring tunes from: Raspberries, Elton John, Cheap Trick, Dave Mason, Van Halen, Billy Joel, Jackson 5, Jefferson Airplane, Kinks, Joe Hinton and more . . .

Wednesday 5/12/21 12am ET: Feature LP: Dave Mason – The Very Best Of (1978)

The third time around in constructing a Dave Mason compilation, Blue Thumb Records (which had been acquired by ABC Records, and which in turn would be swallowed by MCA Records) finally made a worthy selection of its cache of Dave Mason recordings from 1970-71. The Very Best Of Dave Mason was a ten-track album collecting the most memorable songs from Alone Together–“Only You Know And I Know,” “Sad And Deep As You,” and “Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave”–and live performances of such well-known Traffic songs as “Feelin’ Alright?” and “Pearly Queen.” While the label was still to be criticized for endlessly repackaging Mason recordings, at least this one was done right–and it’s the one that remains in print. (Originally released by ABC/Blue Thumb Records as ABC/Blue Thumb 6032, The Very Best Of Dave Mason was reissued by MCA Records as MCA 715 and reissued on CD in 1987 as MCA 31169.) AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann

  1. Only You Know and I Know 04:05
  2. Pearly Queen 03:39
  3. Just a Song 02:59
  4. World in Changes 04:30
  5. Sad and Deep as You 03:33
  6. Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave 05:59
  7. Can’t Stop Worrying, Can’t Stop Loving 03:03
  8. Headkeeper 04:38
  9. Waitin’ on You 03:03
  10. Feelin’ Alright 05:38