The Kingston Trio

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The Kingston Trio
Kingston Trio.jpg
The Kingston Trio's original lineup: Dave Guard, Bob Shane and Nick Reynolds
Background information
OriginPalo Alto, California
GenresFolk
Years active1957–67 (original lineup; continues to the present with different members)
LabelsCapitol, Decca
Associated actsWhiskeyhill Singers
The New Kingston Trio
Websitewww.kingstontrio.com
Members
George Grove
Bill Zorn
Rick Dougherty
Past members
Dave Guard
Bob Shane
Nick Reynolds
John Stewart
Roger Gambill
Bob Haworth
Notable instruments
Martin Guitars
Martin D28 6-string guitar
Martin 0021 6-string guitar
Martin 018T 4-string tenor guitar
Vega Banjos
Pete Seeger model long-neck 5-string banjo
Vega plectrum 4-string banjo

The Kingston Trio was a folk music group from Palo Alto, California who were popular in the 1950s and 1960s.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 18 - Blowin' in the Wind: Pop discovers folk music" (audio). Pop Chronicles. Digital.library.unt.edu. Track 5.