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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Paul Revere & The Raiders - 1966 - Midnight Ride


Paul Revere & The Raiders - 1966 - Midnight Ride

@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. Kicks 2. There's Always Tomorrow 3. Little Girl In The 4th Row 4. Ballad Of A Useless Man 5. I'm Not Your Stepping Stone 6. There She Goes 7. All I Really Need Is You 8. Get It On 9. Louie Go Home 10. Take A Look At Yourself 11. Melody For An Unknown Girl 12. Shake It Up 13. Little Girl In The 4th Row (Italian Version) 14. SS 396 15. Corvair Baby
One of the most popular and entertaining groups of the 1960s, Paul Revere & the Raiders enjoyed seven years of serious chart action, and during their three biggest years (1966-1969), sold records in numbers second only to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. And their hits "Steppin' Out," "Just Like Me," "Hungry," "Him or Me-What's It Gonna Be," and "Kicks," in particular, are now seen by compilers as bold, unpretentious pieces of '60s rock & roll with a defiant, punk edge. Paul Revere was born on January 7, 1938 in Harvard, NE. He learned to play the piano as a boy, and developed a keen appreciation for the work of Spike Jones & His City Slickers. He joined his first real band while in his teens, and was later joined by 16-year-old Mark Lindsay (b. March 9, 1942), a singer/saxman who ended up replacing the group's vocalist. Called the Downbeats, they were popular at local dances, and cut a demo for Gardena Records in Los Angeles, where the company's owner was interested in issuing a record, but only if they changed their name. Revere's given name was such a natural as a gimmick that they became Paul Revere & the Raiders. Their third single, a Jerry Lee Lewis-style instrumental, charted low in the Hot 100, and by the middle of 1963, they were one of the major music attractions in the Pacific Northwest.
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7 comments:

Toxxy said...

Another quality post! Cheers and thx RatBoy :-)

Daniel said...

Posiblemente el mejor disco de Paul Revere en mi opinión. Muchas gracias. Merci. Thankx.

Anonymous said...

Hi Ratboy,
thanx for your blog - you can find "Where the Action is!"

here:http://superete.blogspot.com/2009/10/where-action-is-los-angeles-nuggets.html

rapidshare-links still seem to be alive!

keep on keepin´ on
maggothead

Raul said...

Thank you very much!!! Great 60s record friend.

ratboy69 said...

maggothead, thankx a lot for the tip. I actually saw that link but as a matter of fact i'm only looking for the covers ( i have a FLAC version) and i cannot figure out in which of those links the covers are included, if they only are!

Anonymous said...

there´s only a front-cover scan included - so good luck for your search
maggothead

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