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Dave Mason, one of the founding members of Traffic and to me, one of the finest voices in 60/70s rock and roll
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Hendrix’s version of this song is by far the most popular and widely recognized. A little known fact about Jimi’s version is that if you look @ the credits, you would see Dave Mason listed as a rhythm player. That is because he and Jimi were friends and when Jimi, being a huge fan of Bob Dylan, heard Mason and his band doing their version, decided to do a cover and the rest is history.
Dave was also slated to be the 2nd guitar player in Derek & and Dominos with Clapton. Legend has it that he made an unannounced trip to England; during his absence, Clapton met Duane Allman, and again the rest is history.
Dave has foundation in which he supports our veterans by helping them to acquire fishing boats and equipment need to work in the fishing and seafood industry. The website, Work Vessels for Vets is
Be sure to listen to his song Thank You, a tribute to our men and women in uniform
Here is a 5 minute interview about their efforts.
He also works to donate musical instruments and supports musical education to children who may not otherwise be able to afford it.
Can you tell that I’m a Dave Mason fan?
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