|Born||August 24, 1938|
|Genres||Classical guitar, bluegrass, easy listening, folk|
|Occupations||Musician, composer, songwriter, writer, poet, photographer|
|Instruments||12-string guitar, banjo, classical guitar|
|Labels||American Gramaphone, Everest, Flying Fish, Olympic, Real Music, Skookum, Vanguard, Vee-Jay, Warner Bros., WEA|
Also a photographer, Williams published a life-sized photo print of a Greyhound bus in the 1960s. He appeared with the print on the cover of his first album, The Mason Williams Phonograph Record. The print is now in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.