( Contactmusic ) - Songwriter JOHN STEWART has died. He was 68. The Kingston Trio star, who wrote seminal Monkees hit Daydream Believer, suffered a stroke and died on Saturday (19Jan08) at a San Diego hospital. Stewart's death was announced on The Kingston Trio's website, which stated, "The world has lost one of its best men, but a man who lived well and made many people happy with his love, his wit and his music." He recorded 13 albums with The Kingston Trio, and later enjoyed solo success, going on to record more than 40 albums after the group split in 1967. Stewart is survived by his wife Buffy and children.
Musician Stewart Dies
20 January 2008 20:05 (UTC+04:00)