He has also been on the bill with Ken Dodd, The Bachelors, Cannon and Ball, The Fortunes and Matt Monro Jnr.
A truly versatile entertainer. Mason appeared at Northern Renegades Country Music Club in Burton On Trent on October 29th 2015.
Mason Black country music singer has performed with Johnny Carson and The Bachelors, amongst others. During the 1960s, they had many successful songs in music charts in Europe Australia, South Africa, South America, parts of the USSR and the 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 then-current 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.
Mason Black on Mixcloud
Listen to For Old Times Sake Promo Mix tracks on the Mixcloud link. 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 who 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).
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