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The Weavers - 100% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Christian & Gospel Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US folk group was formed in 1949 by artists with a background of traditional music, and comprised Lee Hays (1914, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, d. 26 August 1981; vocals, guitar), Fred Hellerman (b. 13 May 1927, New York, USA; vocals, guitar), Ronnie Gilbert (b. vocals) and Pete Seeger (b. 3 May 1919, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, guitar, banjo). Previously, Seege Read more

Peter, Paul and Mary - 96% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Children's Music Folk Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
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The Brothers Four - 86% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This pioneering and long-running folk/pop quartet was formed in 1957 by University of Washington fraternity brothers Bob Flick (upright bass, vocals), Mike Kirkland (guitar, banjo, vocals), John Paine (guitar, vocals) and Richard Foley (guitar, vocals). They were spotted by Dave Brubeck’s manager, Mort Lewis, when playing at the famous Hungry I in San Francisco in 1959, an Read more

John Denver - 52% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Children's Music Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Vocals Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Henry John Deutschendorf Jnr., 31 December 1943, Roswell, New Mexico, USA, d. 12 October 1997, Monterey Bay, California, USA. One of America’s most popular performers during the 70s, Denver’s rise to fame began when he was ‘discovered’ in a Los Angeles nightclub. He initially joined the Back Porch Majority, a nursery group for the renowned New Christy Min Read more

Frankie Laine - 47% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Francesco Paolo LoVecchio, 30 March 1913, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 6 February 2007, San Diego, California, USA. Laine had been a chorister at the Immaculate Conception Church in his city’s Sicilian quarter before entering showbusiness proper on leaving school. For nearly a decade he travelled as a singing waiter, dancing instructor (with a victory in a 1932 dance mara Read more

The New Christy Minstrels - 47% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1960s
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Randy Sparks (29 July 1933, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA), formed this commercialized folk group in 1961. Determined to create a unit that was ‘a compromise between the Norman Luboff Choir and the Kingston Trio’, he added a popular Oregon quartet, the Fairmount Singers, to his own Randy Sparks Three. A third unit, the Inn Group, which featured Jerry Yester, was absorbe Read more

Arlo Guthrie - 45% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 July 1947, Coney Island, New York, USA. The eldest son of folksinger Woody Guthrie, Arlo was raised in the genre’s thriving environment. His lengthy ballad, ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacre’, was the outcome of being arrested for being a litter lout in 1965. It was a part humorous song, part narrative, and achieved popularity following the artist’s ap Read more

Gordon Lightfoot - 45% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1938, Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot moved to Los Angeles, USA during the 50s where he studied at Hollywood’s Westlake College of Music. Having pursued a short-lived career composing jingles for television, the singer began recording demos of his own compositions which, by 1960, owed a considerable debt to folk singers Pete Seeger and Bob Gibson. Lightf Read more

Pete Seeger - 43% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Electronic & Ambient Folk Folk Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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3 May 1919, New York City, New York, USA. Educated at Harvard University, he is the brother of Peggy Seeger and half-brother of Mike Seeger. Pete Seeger’s mother was a violin teacher, and his father a renowned musicologist. While still young, Pete Seeger learned to play banjo and ukulele, and shortly afterwards he developed his interest in American folk music. Seeger t Read more

The Seekers - 43% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded in Australia in 1963, the original Seekers comprised Athol Guy (5 January 1940, Victoria, Australia; vocals/double bass), Keith Potger (b. 2 March 1941, Columbo, Sri Lanka; vocals/guitar), Bruce Woodley (b. 25 July 1942, Melbourne, Australia; vocals, guitar) and Ken Ray (lead vocals/guitar). After a year with the above line-up, Athol Guy recruited Judith Durham (b. 3 Read more

Lettermen - 42% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Lettermen - 42% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The most famous line-up of this very successful US close-harmony pop trio comprised Tony Butala (20 November 1940, Sharon, Pennsylvania, USA), Bob Engemann (b. 19 February 1936, Highland Park, Michigan, USA), and Jim Pike (b. 6 November 1938, St. Louis, Missouri, USA). Pike, a letterman at Utah’s Brigham Young University, released an unsuccessful single on Warner Brothe Read more

Ian & Sylvia - 39% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ian Dawson Tyson, 25 September 1933, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Ian Tyson’s father went to Canada in 1906 with dreams of being a cowboy and passed on his aspirations to his son, who worked on a farm, entered amateur rodeos and worked as a lumberjack. He says, ‘I’m always grateful for my logging and rodeo days because that’s where the songs come f Read more

Bobby Vee - 38% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their indepen Read more

Johnny Mathis - 38% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Royce Mathis, 30 September 1935, San Francisco, California, USA. In 1956, the 19-year-old Mathis was signed to Columbia Records where he began his career with a jazz-tinged album. A US Top 20 hit with ‘Wonderful! Wonderful!’ saw him move adroitly towards the balladeer market, and before long he was a major concert attraction, with regular appearances on highly Read more


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