The early years.
has been writing and performing Country Music from his early teens. Rarely a
day went by when Country Music wasn't coming from the Mason family home. Much
of Cameron’s influence coming from his musician Grandfather and also his
father’s love of Country Music.
At an early age Cameron was a big fan of legends such as Merle Haggard,
Hank Williams, Charlie Pride, Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Don Williams, and Waylon
Cameron still performs many tunes from his heroes along with a few
original tunes as well.
Over the years Cameron has appeared on
stages all around Australia from Burnie in Tasmania to Cooktown in Queensland’s
far north with a vast array of Country Stars such as Chad Morgan, Reg Poole,
Jimmy Little, Troy Cassar-Daley, Beccy Cole, Adam Harvey, John Williamson, Lee
Kernaghan, and Slim Dusty.
At the age of eighteen Cameron was signed to Nashville publishing
Company “Loose-ends Music”. In later years signing with Warner-Chappell Music
Cameron became a finalist in Tamworth’s Starmaker Quest in 1993 and
again in 1995.
In the late 90’s Cameron had formed the popular band “Runaway Train”
winning Tamworth’s battle of the bands competition followed up by a Golden
Guitar nomination for best group in 1998.
Cameron’s original song “What am I gonna do?” gained high rotation on
Country radio and film clip on CMC.
Cameron now appears on a regular basis at Clubs, Festivals and stages
Australia wide following his dream as a Country performer. Whether it be solo
or with his band Cameron Mason is one act not to be missed.