John Stewart (musician)

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John Coburn Stewart (September 5, 1939 – January 19, 2008) was an American songwriter and singer. He is known for his contributions to the American folk music movement of the 1960s while with the Kingston Trio (1961–1967) and as a popular music songwriter of the Monkees' No. 1 hit "Daydream Believer" and his own No. 5 hit "Gold" during a solo career spanning 40 years that included almost four dozen albums[1] and more than 600 recorded songs.[2]

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John Stewart
Birth nameJohn Coburn Stewart
Born(1939-09-05)September 5, 1939
San Diego, California, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 2008(2008-01-19) (aged 68)
San Diego, California, U.S.
GenresFolk, pop
Instrument(s)Guitar, banjo
LabelsCapitol, Decca, Warner Bros., RCA, RSO, Polydor
Formerly of