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

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

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

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

▶ 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.]…

▶ 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.]…

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

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

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

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

The Kingston Trio ~ August 3, 1959 issue ~ Old Life Magazines ~ Click image to purchase. Enter "pinterest" at checkout for a 12% discount.

The Kingston Trio ~ August 3, 1959 issue ~ Old Life Magazines ~ Click image to purchase. Enter "pinterest" at checkout for a 12% discount.

In 1958 this song sold in excess of 6 million copies and put The Kingston Trio on the map - The song is credited by many for starting the 'folk music boom' of the late 50s, early 60s. Here's the Kingston Trio singing  'Tom Dooley.'

In 1958 this song sold in excess of 6 million copies and put The Kingston Trio on the map - The song is credited by many for starting the 'folk music boom' of the late 50s, early 60s. Here's the Kingston Trio singing 'Tom Dooley.'

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