Sunday, March 19, 2017

Music: "Classical Gas"

Here is an artist named Mason Williams performing "Classical Gas" on a guitar. It has a nice catchy beat to it and is a lot of fun when the horns come in. I love his outfit!

Unfortunately, there's not a lot of other recordings on You Tube by this artist.


10 comments:

Mike said...

It's been awhile since I've heard the original of this song.

Cloudia said...

This brings back lots of memories of a time and vibe. . . . . Nice sharing them with you, in a sense, Angel

https://youtu.be/n6D4ps_sS-s

eViL pOp TaRt said...

Mike and Cloudia, I'm glad you enjoyed this great guitar masterpeice!

Rick Forrestal said...

Such a classic.
Wish I could play like that.
😚😚

Anonymous said...

Always loved this song, it is a masterpiece! Thanks for reminding me of it.

I remember that a movie was made to go with it that was televised. It had a series of images each lasting only one or two seconds for the entire song. It was amazing that you knew what every image was but, by the time you had that thought, there would have been another and another and another. It was excellent. Don't recall what show, but perhaps The Smothers Brothers.

allenwoodhaven said...

That was me. Hit the wrong key....

John Hill said...

This is a good one!
I was just thinking that it has been a little while since you've had a "Battle of the Bands" post. Soon, maybe?

Bilbo said...

"Classical Gas" is one of Mason Williams' best pieces. Another good - and very clever - one is "The Last Great Waltz." It was done as a skit on the Smothers Brothers show many years ago, and if you can find the video (I didn't find it on YouTube), it's worth watching.

Insane Penguin said...

That was a hoot, and good.

Gorilla Bananas said...

I fear he was rather overshadowed by the orchestra.