Split Coconut

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Split Coconut
Studio album by Dave Mason
Released September 1975
Genre Rock
Label Columbia
Producer Bruce Botnick, Dave Mason
Dave Mason chronology
The Best Of Dave Mason
Split Coconut
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Split Coconut is an album by Dave Mason, released in October 1975. It was reissued on CD on the One Way label in 1995.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Allmusic's brief retrospective review called the album a major disappointment after Mason's first two albums for Columbia, claiming that the songs seem both hastily written and hastily recorded.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Dave Mason unless otherwise noted.

Side One

  1. "Split Coconut"
  2. "Crying, Waiting, Hoping" (Buddy Holly)
  3. "You Can Lose It" (Dave Mason, Jim Kreuger)
  4. "She's a Friend"
  5. "Save Your Love"

Side Two

  1. "Give Me a Reason Why"
  2. "Two Guitar Lovers" (Maureen Grey)
  3. "Sweet Music"
  4. "Long Lost Friend"


  • Dave Mason – vocals, guitar, slide guitar
  • David Crosby – vocals, background vocals
  • Graham Nash – guitar, background vocals
  • Rick Jaeger – drums
  • Gerald Johnson – bass
  • Mark T. Jordan – organ, keyboards, clavinet
  • Jim Krueger – guitar
  • The Manhattan Transfer – vocals, background vocals
  • Emil Richards – percussion, marimba
  • Jai Winding – organ, synthesizer, piano, keyboards

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1975 Billboard Pop Albums 27