In spite of various career frustrations, Dave Mason’s name recognition was sufficient to pack the Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee.
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This new box set underscores the fact that Chris Wood could’ve done anything he wanted after Traffic split up in 1974.
Steve Elliott caught up with Dan Ropek, author of ‘Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic’s Chris Wood,’ to discuss this often-overlooked figure in rock.
Who would’ve thought, at this late date, that we’d ever see a book focused on Chris Wood, the spirit of Traffic?
Finding cool old CDs on sale is great. Just don’t get the greedy eye.
How good was Traffic? So good that the band from Birmingham, England warranted this album only two years after getting together.
Dave Mason has returned, after too long away, to his birthright in Traffic — but, interestingly, not from the typical nostaglic perspective. Instead, he’s reworked “Dear Mr. Fantasy” as a searing blues rumination, steering the psychedelic Traffic classic in a completely different direction.
Dave Mason isn’t mad about Joe Cocker stealing ‘Feelin’ Alright’ from him. Really, he’s not.
Listening to Chris Wood’s ‘Vulcan’ was like reconnecting with an old friend you haven’t heard from in decades.