John Stewart (singer-songwriter (Kingston Trio))
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", among several hundred original songs composed over a career of more than 40 years.