John Stewart is a man who....
....was born in San Diego, California on 5 September 1939
....cut his first single, "Rocking With Anna", with his band, The Furies on Vita Records.
....in 1959 formed a Kingston Trio copy group called the Cumberland Three, who recorded three albums for Roulette Records.
....replaced Dave Guard in the Kingston Trio in 1961.
....wrote The Monkees biggest hit, "Daydream Believer".
....wrote the Lovin' Spoonful's hit, "Never Goin' Back".
....has included ex-Cricket Jerry Allison, Chris Darrow, Russ Kunkel, Bryan Garafalo, Arnie Moore, Dan Dugmore, John Woodhead, Andrew Gold, Pete Thomas and many others in his band at one time or another.
....wrote the song "July, You're A Woman" which Elvis Presley used to sing every night to loosen up his vocal chords before going on stage in Las Vegas.
....recorded the album, "Bombs Away Dream Babies", which was a Top Ten hit in America, Australia and Canada.
....had his single, "Gold", in the Top Five in America and Australia, Top Ten in Canada and Top Fifty in United Kingdom.
....had his follow-up single, "Midnight Wind", in the Top Thirty in America.