|Joe Gannon (Road
Joe Gannon, newest
member of the Kingston trio family, serves as
Frank Werber's assistant and their road manager.
This simple sounding title, which involves the
complete coordination of all of the on-the-road
activities, requires the talents of a many
faceted person. Joe must be not only a meticulous
organizer and planner, creative producer, have an
adding machine mind, but must also serve as den
mother, healer and wet nurse.
A native of Philadelphia, Gannon received his
BS degree at Menlo College and it was here that
he met and became friends with Nick and Bob.
Before joining The Kingston Trio organization,
Joe put in his time an a junior executive with a
national cereal company, and in his spare time
managed to build a night club or two of his own
which he has since sold.
Joe first met his wife Barbara, in 1957 and
married her soon thereafter. Since then, they
have added three children to the family: Teresa (nicknamed
Che Che), Cathy and Patrick. Since this job keeps
him "on the road" a great deal, Joe's
greatest pleasure in life come from spending time
in his Mill Valley hillside home with his wife
and children, with an occasional game of golf
thrown in to keep the bones from setting up.