Entertainers: Free Mason

Mason Williams is a successful TV writer. But that is like calling Paul Revere a successful silversmith.

To be sure, Williams was the head writer for the Smothers Brothers show during its most innovative days in 1967 and 1968. He is the script doctor recently called in to help save the Glenn Campbell Goodtime Hour. He has written TV specials for Andy Williams and Petula Clark.

But Williams, at 30, is also a composer: his Classical Gas won a Grammy award last month as the outstanding pop tune of 1968, and his Cinderella-Rockefella was...

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