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The Brothers Four - 100% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Holiday & Seasonal
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

The Weavers - 94% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel
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 - 89% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Folk Pop / Rock Spoken Word Music & Radio Children's Music
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Judy Collins - 85% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Television Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Judith Marjorie Collins, 1 May 1939, Seattle, Washington, USA. One of the leading female singers to emerge from America’s folk revival in the early 60s, Judy Collins was originally trained as a classical pianist. Having discovered traditional music while a teenager, she began singing in the clubs of Central City and Denver, before embarking on a full-time career with en Read more

Tom Paxton - 65% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Folk Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Richard Paxton, 31 October 1937, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Paxton’s interest in folk music developed as a student at the University of Oklahoma. In 1960 he moved to New York and became one of several aspiring performers to frequent the city’s Greenwich Village coffee house circuit. Paxton made his professional debut at the Gaslight, the renowned folk haunt tha Read more

Johnny Horton - 59% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 April 1925, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 5 November 1960, Milano, Texas, USA. Horton was raised in Tyler, Texas, where his sharecropping family settled in search of work. He learned the guitar from his mother and, owing to his athletic prowess, won scholarships at Baylor University and later the University of Seattle. For a time he worked in the fishing industry but b Read more

Pete Seeger - 52% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Folk Documentaries Pop / Rock Comedy Country & Bluegrass Electronic & Ambient Spoken Word Blues
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 Limeliters - 51% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Doo Wop
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Limeliters were one of the popular forces behind the 50s folk revival in America. The group comprised Lou Gottleib (10 October 1923, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 11 July 1996, Sebastopol, California, USA; bass), Alex Hassilev (b. 11 July 1932, Paris, France; guitar/banjo/vocals) and Glenn Yarbrough (b. 12 January 1930, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; guitar/vocals). They Read more

Jackie DeShannon - 47% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Comedy Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Sharon Lee Myers, 21 August 1944, Hazel, Kentucky, USA. This highly talented singer and songwriter was introduced to gospel, country and blues styles whilst still a child. She was actively performing by the age of 15 and, having travelled to Los Angeles, commenced a recording career in 1960 with a series of releases on minor labels. DeShannon’s collaborations with Sharo Read more

Melanie - 43% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Documentaries Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Denver - 42% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Television Folk Country & Bluegrass Vocals Comedy Holiday & Seasonal 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

Gordon Lightfoot - 41% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Television
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

Woody Guthrie - 40% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, 14 July 1912, Okemah, Oklahoma, USA, d. 3 October 1967, New York City, New York, USA. A major figure of America’s folk heritage, Guthrie was raised in a musical environment and achieved proficiency on harmonica as a child. Though his family was relatively prosperous during his early years (his father Charley was a land speculator), by the age of Read more

Joan Baez - 39% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Folk Documentaries Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal Blues Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joan Chandos Baez, 9 January 1941, Staten Island, New York, USA. The often-used cliché - the queen of folk to Bob Dylan’s king - her sweeping soprano is one of the most distinctive voices in popular music. An impressive appearance at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival followed the singer’s early performances throughout the Boston/New England club scene and estab Read more

Lynn Anderson - 39% match to The Kingston Trio

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lynn Rene Anderson, 26 September 1947, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Anderson, the daughter of country songwriters Casey and Liz Anderson, was raised in California. She started performing at the age of six, but her first successes were in horse shows. Her quarter horses amassed 700 trophies and she won major awards as a rider at shows all over California. In 1966, recordin Read more


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