Mason Black country music singer has worked various UK summer seasons. You may have seen him performing alongside headlining acts such as Johnny Casson, Mike Kelly and The Piggies.
He has been on the bill with Ken Dodd, The Bachelors, Cannon and Ball, The Fortunes and Matt Monro Jnr. Mason Black is a truly versatile entertainer who has appeared on stage at Northern Renegades Country Music Club in Burton On Trent. This country music singer has performed, as mentioned above, with Johnny Carson and The Bachelors, amongst other popular music acts.
Mason Black Country Music Singer
During the 1960s they had many successful songs charting in Europe, Australia, South Africa, South America, parts of the USSR and United States. Some of the most successful were “Charmaine” (1963); “Diane”, “I Believe” (1964), “Ramona” and “I Wouldn’t Trade You for the World” (1964); “Marie” (written by Irving Berlin) and “In the Chapel in the Moonlight” (1965). In 1965 they had the ‘most played juke box track’ with “The Stars Will Remember” from a film they made with DJ Sam Costa.
Their last big hit in the UK was a cover of the Paul Simon song “The Sound of Silence” which reached No. 3 in April 1966. His unique vocal talents enable him to switch from powerful ballads to Rock n Roll and New Country. In 2008, a compilation CD, I Believe – The Very Best of The Bachelors, featuring the 1960s hits together with two new songs recorded by Con and Dec Cluskey, was released through Universal.
They had acquired the Decca catalogue (available in the US as an import from Uni Classics Jazz UK,) reached #7 in the UK Radio One album chart 27 July – 2 Aug 2008. (Wikipedia).