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THE KINGSTON TRIO PT.4 FINAL

Our final chapter on the Kingston Trio.

In 1961, Dave Guard left the group, and among those considered as a replacement for him was Roger McGuinn of the Byrds,

They agreed on John Stewart, a terrific songwriter who wrote Daydream Believer, a smash for the Monkees.

I have some more fun songs to hear, including a hit in…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 27, 2011 at 12:24am — 12 Comments

THE KINGSTON TRIO PT.3

Well, THIS never happened before or since- an artist DYING while I am featuring him!

Sorry to see you go, NIck.

This episode has more hits by the Kingston Trio.

But most interesting was a song that we all associate with Frank Sinatra.

And finding out in was written for THEM, and recorded by them 4 years before in 1961!
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Added by Mike Pell on October 25, 2011 at 8:44am — 17 Comments

THE KINGSTON TRIO PT.2

Continuing with our exploration of the music by the Kingston Trio, I will open with a song that is still to this day their most requested- and yet it never cracked the Top 40 as a single.

Coupled with a story of my friend Dan’s visit to Scotland.

Oh yeah, you can tell he is a friend of mine, lol!

Then the saga of two…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 20, 2011 at 5:26am — 4 Comments

THE KINGSTON TRIO PT.1

This 4-part series may seem surprising- acoustic, a folk act, and from the 50’s & early 60’s!

But the Kingston Trio made their mark, I am a folkie and I get to pick, lol!

I will be taking an extensive look at the Trio, and delving deeply.

If I didn’t think you would enjoy it, I wouldn’t bother putting it up…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 17, 2011 at 11:14pm — 21 Comments

A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING & SOME COLUMBUS PT.4 END

Moving on with our show about Nothing...I've got Nothing left.
I've got LOADS of Nothing left!
But it's time to wrap this up.…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 12, 2011 at 11:28pm — 3 Comments

A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING PT.3

Funny thing, I didn't realize yesterday would be Columbus Day until after 5 in the afternoon last Friday, as I was talking to a girl and she mentioned it.…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 11, 2011 at 2:48pm — 5 Comments

A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING PT.2

I meant to tell you that one of the main reasons I am doing these shows about Nothing now is because of the seriousness of the previous series.
Seemed like a good time to do it, since I have…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 6, 2011 at 1:03am — 3 Comments

A SHOW ABOUT NOTHING PT.1



Alright, admittedly this show is inspired by the wonderful Seinfeld television program.
There will be some sound bites from…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 4, 2011 at 1:41am — 4 Comments

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