The Life of Carson W Stewart Jr
Drummer, Lyricist, & Leader of the Kit Kats
Carson Stewart a.k.a. Kit Stewart, was a drummer, lyricist, & leader in the Kit Kats rock band. He grew up in the Bridesburg area of Philadelphia and earned the nickname "Kit" during his childhood. The Kit Kats were Philadelphia's super star group during the late 1960's. The group had several recordings that reached the Top 100, their song "Let's Get Lost on a Country Road" was a number one hit in this area in 1966.
Later, after the group broke up in 1974, he preformed as the Carrot Man as part of his Gay Street vendor produce stand in West Chester. This later evovled into the Carrot Man Show that he preformed in his nine foot bright orange costume in malls, fairs, & conventions.
Carson "Kit" Stewart died on July 2, 2001 at the age of 61.the Kit Kats