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The Kingston Trio

Pioneering pop/folk group whose influence is still being felt some 45 years after their first big hit, "Tom Dooley", in 1958. Formed at Stanford University two years earlier, the original Kingston Trio consisted of the late Dave Guard, Bob Shane and Nick Reynolds, with John Stewart taking over after Guard left the group to pursue other interests ... See full bio »
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 2013 The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark (Documentary) (performer: "Run The Ridges")
 2005 Thank You for Smoking (performer: "Greenback Dollar")
 2002 American Soundtrack: This Land Is Your Land (TV Movie) (performer: "M.T.A.", "Where Have All The Flowers Gone", "Greenback Dollar", "Tom Dooley", "A Worried Man")
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (performer: "Where Have All the Flowers Gone")
 1982 The Kingston Trio and Friends: Reunion (TV Movie) (performer: "Three Jolly Coachmen", "Early Morning Rain", "Hard, Ain't It Hard", "Zombie Jamboree", "Tom Dooley", "Down Among the Sheltering Palms", "Where Have All The Flowers Gone", "Reuben James", "Chilly Winds", "Greenback Dollar", "Hard Travelin'", "Sloop John B.", "A Worried Man", "M.T.A.")
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (performer: "Try To Remember")
 1966 Texas Across the River (performer: "Texas Across The River")
 1965 Convoy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Duel (1965) ... (performer: "Blowin' In The Wind", "Hard Travlin'")
 1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Kingston Trio, Guests (1965) ... (performer: "I'm Going Home", "The Tijuana Jail" - uncredited)
 1963 Young Men in a Hurry (TV Movie) (performer: "Young Men In A Hurry", "Oh Miss Mary", "Goin' Away For To Leave You", "Coplas")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.10 (1960) ... (performer: "They Call the Wind Mariah", "The Legend of Wyatt Earp", "Have Gun, Will Travel", "The Ballad of Paladin", "The Rebel", "Maverick", "Quick Draw McGraw" - uncredited)
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... (performer: "Ain't It Hard", "She Can Carry a Gun Good As Any Mother's Son", "Molly Dee" - uncredited)
 1959 The Legend of Tom Dooley (performer: "Tom Dooley")
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Country Style (1959) ... (performer: "String Along, Sing Along" (uncredited), "Shady Grove", "Lonesome Traveler")
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rumors of Evening (1958) ... (performer: "Scarlet Ribbons")
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In 1961, the Trio was described as the most envied, the most imitated, and the most successful singing group, folk or otherwise, in all show business and the undisputed kings of the folksinging rage by every yardstick. Music historians characterized their impact as phenomenal popularity. The Kingston Trio's massive record sales in its early days made acoustic folk music commercially viable, ... See more »

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