"Oklahoma's Troubadour" was first aired on Sunday November 13th 2016. Our Guest was Mason Williams, Musician, Songwriter, Emmy and Grammy Winner. Show No. 808
Our topics included:
- Congratulations on that great song (Classical Gas).
- Discuss leaving Oklahoma City for California with Andrew Rusha, how that decision came about and how the two agreed to take that adventure together.
- How he got into the music/television business in California.
- When writing books, comedy strips, and the like, what shows he has written for.
- Discuss the Emmy he received for writing with the Smothers Brothers.
- Discuss writing of the song Classical Gas, how long it took him and when he became satisfied that it was a finished product.
- After winning 3 Grammy’s for that particular song and several gold records, is he still called upon to perform it from time to time.
- What he has enjoyed most about his career.
- Does he ever get to see Ed Rusha and how he is getting along.
- Discuss the album cover Ed did for him.
- Aside from Classical Gas, his favorite composition, song or book, etc.
Mason Williams, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers