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November 17, 1958 —the Kingston Trio's "Tom Dooley" hit #1 on the Billboard pop music chart.

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▶ The Kingston Trio - M.T.A. - YouTube video - never knew the 'Charlie Card' was named for this!

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"Sloop John B" by The Kingston Trio is what I hear when someone is calling me on my cell phone.

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Mary Travers & The Kingston Trio - Where Have All The Flowers Gone (King...

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The original line up of The Kingston Trio. At the forefront of the late 1950's folk revival.

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▶ The Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley" (1958) [The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group of the late 1950s-1960s. The group started as a San Francisco Bay Area nightclub act.] [History: In 1866, Laura Foster was murdered. Confederate veteran Tom Dula (Dooley), Foster's lover and probable fiancé, was convicted of her murder and hanged May 1, 1868. Foster was stabbed to death with a large knife; the brutality of the attack partly accounted for the widespread publicity the murder.]…

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The Kingston Trio - "The Sinking of the Reuben James"......did you have a friend on the good Reuben James?

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