Paul Revere of the Raiders Dies at His Idaho Home
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul Revere, the organist and leader of the Raiders rock band, has died. He was 76. Manager Roger Hart says Revere died Saturday at his home in Idaho. No other details were provided. Revere, born Paul Revere Dick, became known as "the madman of rock and roll" for his theatrical colonial wardrobe and infectious stage persona with the band.
The group launched its career in 1963 with a popular rendition of Richard Berry's "Louie, Louie" before releasing its own hits like "Kicks," ''Hungry" and "Good Thing." The band's biggest hit arrived in 1971 with "Indian Reservation."