Paul Revere & the Raiders
Birth Place: Boise, Idaho, United States
Years Active: 1958–present
Genres: Rock & Roll, Garage Rock, Protopunk
Paul Revere & the Raiders is a rock band who hit the height of their mainstream success in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Initially based in Boise, Idaho the band was headed by organist Paul Revere (born Paul Revere Dick in Harvard, Nebraska, January 7, 1938), who recruited singer Mark Lindsay (born March 9, 1942 in Eugene, Oregon) and began to play gigs in 1958.Origianlly billed as The Downbeats,t the instrumental rock outfit Their debut album arrived in 1960 on Gardena Records and contained the hit, “Like, Long Hair,” which peaked at #38 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1961. By 1962 the band were signed to Columbia Records and consisted of Revere, Lindsay, Mikle Smith, guitar...
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