Bob Shane, left, with other members of the Kingston Trio — John Stewart, center, and Nick Reynolds — in Hollywood in 1967. The group spearheaded a folk revival in the late 1950s. Mr. Shane, Mr. Reynolds and Dave Guard were the original members; Mr. Stewart replaced Mr. Guard in 1961.Credit...Associated Press

R.I.P. Bob Shane, 1934-2020


The Kingston Trio was the first live, national act WC ever saw. It was in 1965, in Seattle, at an auditorium on the University of Washington campus. The Trio was probably past its prime by then. Founding member Dave Guard had left, replaced by the very talented John Stewart. The gold and platinum albums had…