Dave Mason


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Musician, Guitarist

Dave Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 as the guitarist for Traffic. His influential playing was only matched by his talents as a songwriter. He wrote a number of songs for the band as well as for others, including Joe Cocker’s first hit recording, “Feelin’ Alright.” Dave has co-designed an innovative electric guitar along with Ravi Sawhney. The RKS line includes several models such as Dave’s own series called the Wave.