Song

Classical Gas: MASON WILLIAMS

Australian singes charts:
Classical Gas entered the Kent charts on 3 August 1968 and peaked at #5. The song was #30 on the Top 100 of 1968.

Wikipedia:
Williams was the head writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour at the time of the release of Classical Gas and premiered the composition on the show. Williams performed it a number of times over several episodes.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classical_Gas

Songfacts:
Listen for the Wagnerian tuben horns on this track. A relatively rare instrument, it’s kind of a cross between a French horn and a trumpet. It’s also known as a Wagner tuba.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/mason-williams/classical-gas

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