The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late s to late s. The group started as a San Francisco Bay Area nightclub act with an original lineup of Dave Guard, Bob Shane, and Nick. The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late s to late s. The group started as a San. The Kingston Trio is the Kingston Trio's debut album, released in (see in music). It entered the album charts in late October In The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco's North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music. the Kingston Trio, American folk group that helped spark the folk music revival of the s. The original members were Dave Guard (b. The Kingston Trio were one such group, transforming folk music into a hot commodity and creating a demand -- where none had existed before -- for young men . Explore releases from Kingston Trio at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Kingston Trio at the Discogs Marketplace. The Kingston Trio · The Beach Boys · Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo · Damien Escobar · Radiant Rachmaninoff · Music in Motion · Mendelssohn Violin. Editorial Reviews. Product Description. In three young men known as The Kingston Trio recorded a simple folk tune called "Tom Dooley." In less. The Kingston Trio's roots were not in Jamaica, as their name would suggest, but in Hawaii where Dave Guard and Bob Shane grew up. They met at the Punahou.