Bob Shane, the last original member of Kingston Trio, dies 85

Robert Castle Schoen (February 1, 1934 – January 26, 2020), known professionally as Bob Shane, was an American singer and guitarist who was a founding member of The Kingston Trio. In that capacity, Shane became a seminal figure in the revival of folk and other acoustic music as a popular art form in the United States in the late 1950s through the mid-1960s.

The Kingston Trio won a Grammy for “Tom Dooley”

Bob Shane died on January 26, 2020 at a hospice facility in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 85.

The Kingston Trio Tom Dooley Live 1958

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