: Rick: Let me hazard a guess. A "mertiber" is a cross between a
: "member" and a guy who earned the "merit badge"?? What do you
: think?.....Joe P
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: Damn, after 60 years, I had no idea that Nick was a mertiber. Now if I could only
: a definition of it. I guess there was no proof reading back in those days either.
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: Came across this website - California Digital Newspaper Collection. I put
: "Kingston Trio" in the search box and limited the dates to 1/58 thru 12/67
: and came up with 168 hits. Most, though not all, are about the KT and some only make
: a reference to them in some other context.
: Below are examples of the newspaper articles [including any original grammatical
: Coronadan on T.V. [4/10/58]
: Nick Reynolds, son of Captain Stewart S. Reynolds, USN, ret. and Mrs. Reynolds of
: 532 Marina Avenue, will appear on television’s Playhouse 90 tonight. He is a
: mertiber of the Kingston Trio which is included in the cast of the pagduction.
: Kingston Trio adds San Diegan [8/24/61]
: By MOLLY O'HARHA The battles of the famed Kingston Trio have subsided for awhile
: with the substitution of San Diegan John Stewart, 21, for Dave Guard who quit the
: successful folk singing act several weeks ago. Contrary to rumors, the trio is not
: defunct. They cut a new album last week featuring Stewart, who has written several
: hit songs for the singers. The boys willl appear in the Hollywood Bowl in September,
: retaining the Kingston Trio name. Guard is forming a new group to debut in January.
: The million-dollars-a-year singers who soared to fame with their rendition of “Tom
: Dooley” split over managerial versus artistic disagreements several months ago. Nick
: Reynolds of Coronado, one of the original three, is still with the trio.
: Kingston Trio to Quit as act [2/2/67]
: The Kingston Trio, two of whom are Coronado lads, have decided to give up the act
: that brought them fame and millions. Nick Reynolds, 33, and Bob Shane, 33, of
: Coronado, will end their trio career with John Stewart, 27, who once lived in La
: Mesa, while the trio still is in the $750,000 a year earning bracket They say they
: are tired of singing the same songs thousands of times, particularly their
: tremendous hit “Tom Dooley.”
: And a reference to Rick's recent thread:
: Kingston Trio Opens May 23 At Melodyland [5/21/67]
: ANAHEIM - The Kingston Trio, one of the most popular of all American singing groups,
: will open a one-week engagement at Melodyland Theatre on Tuesday night, May 23, with
: special guest star Hugh Masekela, famed African trumpeter, and his quartet. Among
: the biggest record sellers in the entertainment world, The Kingston Trio are
: credited with having revolutionized the singing habits of their generation and
: reawakened the dormant traditions of songs Americana. Their rhythmic style was so
: unique that it has been reflected in the music of all other singing groups. The
: Kingston Trio will play nightly at 8:30 through Friday, with performances at 6:30
: and 9:30 on Saturday, and at 3:00 and 8:00 on Sunday.