: Several years ago, BOB SHANE went through his
: archives and discovered a lot of material
: that he,
: together with PAT HORINE and JIM CONNOR had
: recorded as THE NEW KINGSTON TRIO.
: These recordings took place between
: Apparently PAT HORINE (1945-2004) kept many
: NEW KINGSTON TRIO recordings hidden under
: his bed,
: and upon being discovered, these tapes made
: their way to BOB SHANE.
: After many listens, and obviously very
: impressed with what he heard, Bob put
: together 2 CDs dedicated to this little
: BOB SHANE + PAT HORINE + JIM CONNOR
: "The Best Of (1968-1972)".....
: > THE NEW KINGSTON TRIO Vol 1 (rel: 2010)
: > THE NEW KINGSTON TRIO Vol 2 (rel: 2012)
: One of the songs (on Vol 2) "Kiss The
: World Goodbye" written by Kris
: Kristofferson, grabbed me by the throat,
: when a good friend of mine decided to jump
: off his balcony, 5 years ago.
: Here was somebody who kept quoting Bible
: passages, and kept on telling me to have
: faith and believe. On October 2nd, 2012, I
: get a telephone call from his sister Susan,
: that my friend Richie had committed suicide.
: He was 50 years old; no wife, no kids, no
: girlfriend, no job, and in his time of need
: and desperation....no Bruce.