SW logo "Dave Mason Rejoins Traffic"
Rolling Stone, June 6, 1968

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Dave Mason has rejoined Traffic. The singer-sitarist-guitarist left the group in a surprising move at the end of last year to concentrate on a solo career as a record producer and singer, but has now rejoined the group he founded with Stevie Winwood, Chris Wood and Jim Capaldi, on a full-time basis. The reunion took place several weeks ago in New York city where Mason was on a visit in connection with his production activities. He ran into Traffic, was invited back and accepted. Mason played with the group at a recording session in New York and has now returned with the group to Britain where they are currently completing their next album. Mason has written several tracks and it is tentatively set for release in England in late summer.

During his absence - and Winwood had said that he did not expect Dave Mason to rejoin the group - Mason did one solo record (accompanied by Traffic) and produced another single for Traffic.

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