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Paul Revere & the Raiders facts for kids
Paul Revere and the Raiders
The band in 1967. Front L–R: Paul Revere, Mike Smith. Center L–R: Jim Valley, Mark Lindsay. Back: Phil Volk
|Also known as||The Downbeats|
|Origin||Boise, Idaho, U.S.|
|Genres||Pop rock, rock and roll, garage rock|
|Years active||1958–1976, 1978–present|
|Past members||Paul Revere
Mike "Smitty" Smith
Drake "Kid" Levin
Mike "Doc" Holliday
Phil "Fang" Volk
Jim "Harpo" Valley
Joe Correro, Jr.
Paul Revere & the Raiders was an American rock band that saw considerable U.S. mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s. Among their hits are the songs "Kicks" (1966; ranked No. 400 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time), "Hungry" (1966), "Him Or Me – What's It Gonna Be?" (1967), and the Platinum-certified classic No. 1 single "Indian Reservation" (1971).