Paul Revere and The Raiders

From Portland, Oregon.  Appeared on 1965 television show "Where the Action Is".  Andy, this is for you!  Thanks to Tom White for helping me with the lineup from 1980 to the present.
The Downbeats I (1958)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards - b. January 7, 1938, Harvard, Nebraska.
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Red Hughes - vocals
  • Dick McGarvin - drums - b. August 27, 1939.
  • David Bell - drums

The Downbeats II (1958)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Dick McGarvin - drums
  • David Bell - drums
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax - b. March 9, 1942, Cambridge, Idaho - formerly with The Unknowns and Freddy Chapman and the Idaho Playboys.

The Downbeats III (1958 - 1960)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Jerry Labrum - drums

Paul Revere & The Nightriders(1960)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Jerry Labrum - drums
  • Andrea Loper - vocals
They kept this name for about two weeks before changing it to Paul Revere and The Raiders.

Paul Revere and The Raiders I (1960 - 1961)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Jerry Labrum - drums
Album:
  1. "Like, Long Hair" (1961) - Single: "Like, Long Hair" (instrumental)
Paul Revere is drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces.

Paul Revere and The Raiders II (1961)
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Richard White - guitar
  • Robert White - guitar
  • Bill Hibbert - bass
  • Jerry Labrum - drums
  • Leon Russell - keyboards - replacement for Paul Revere on tour for about two weeks.
Group disbands.

Paul Revere and The Raiders III (October 1962 - January 1963) (Reformed)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Steve West - guitar
  • Ross Allemang - bass - b. January 10, 1943.
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums - b. March 27, 1942.

Paul Revere and The Raiders IV (January 1963 - May 1963)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Steve West - guitar
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Dick Walker - bass - b. August 10, 1944.

Paul Revere and The Raiders V (May 1963 - June 1963)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Dick Walker - bass
  • Pete Ouellette - guitar - b. February 19, 1945.
Pete Ouellette later joins Don & The Goodtimes and Aesop & The Fables.

Paul Revere and The Raiders VI (June 1963 - September 1963)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Dick Walker - bass
  • Charlie Coe - guitar - b. November 17, 1945 - formerly with Jack Eely & The Courtmen.

Paul Revere and The Raiders VII (September 1963 - January 1965)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Drake Levin - guitar - b. Drake Shefski, August 17, 1946.
  • Mike Holiday - bass
Albums:
  1. "Paul Revere and The Raiders" (1963)
  2. "Here They Come" (1964)
  3. "In the Beginning" (1966) - reissue of 1963 LP "Paul Revere and The Raiders".

Paul Revere and The Raiders VIII (January 1965 - March 1966)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Drake Levin - guitar
  • Philip Volk - bass - b. October 25, 1945.
Albums:
  1. "Just Like Us" (1965) - Singles: "Steppin' Out", "Just Like Me"
Drake Levin is drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces, and later joins Brotherhood.

Paul Revere and The Raiders IX (March 1966 - May 1967)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Philip Volk - bass
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Jim "Harpo" Valley - guitar - b. March 13, 1943.
Album:
  1. "Midnight Ride" (1966) - Single: "Kicks"
  2. "The Spirit of '67" (1967) - Singles: "Good Thing", "Hungry", "The Great Airplane Strike"
Michael "Smitty" Smith and Philip Volk join Brotherhood.

Paul Revere and The Raiders X (May 1967 - June 1968)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Charlie Coe - bass
  • Freddy Weller - guitar - b. September 9, 1943, Atlanta, Georgia - formerly with Billy Joe Royal.
  • Joe Correrro, Jr. - drums - b. November 19, 1944.
Albums:
  1. "Revolution!" (1967) - Singles: "I Had a Dream", "Him or Me - What's It Gonna Be?"
  2. "A Christmas Present...and Past" (1967)
  3. "Goin' to Memphis" (1968)

Paul Revere and The Raiders XI (June 1968 - May 1971)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Freddy Weller - guitar
  • Joe Correrro - drums
  • Keith Allison - bass - b. August 26, 1942 - formerly with The Unknowns.
Albums:
  1. "Something Happening" (1968) - Singles: "Too Much Talk", "Don't Take It So Hard"
  2. "Hard 'N Heavy (with Marshmallow)" (1969) - Singles: "Cinderella Sunshine", "Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon"
  3. "Paul Revere and The Raiders" (1969)
  4. "Alias Pink Puzz" (1969) - Single: "Let Me!"
  5. "Paul Revere and The Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay" (1970)
  6. "Raider's Collage" (1970) - Singles: "We Gotta All Get Together", "Just Seventeen"
  7. "Good Thing" (1971) - primarily a reissue of 1967 LP "The Spirit of '67".
  8. "Indian Reservation" (1971) - Single: "Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)"
Freddy Weller goes solo (country music).

Paul Revere and The Raiders XII (May 1971 - 1971)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Steve Eaton - guitar

Paul Revere and The Raiders XIII (1971 - August 1972)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Keith Allison - bass
Album:
  1. "Movin' On" (1972)

Paul Revere and The Raiders XIV (August 1972 - December 1972)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Michael "Smitty" Smith - drums
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar - b. Robert Wooley, April 8, 1950.
  • Omar Martinez - drums - b. May 18, 1949.
Album:
  1. "Country Wine" (1972) - Single: "Powder Blue Mercedes Queen"

Paul Revere and The Raiders XV (December 1972 - May 1973)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums

Paul Revere and The Raiders XVI (May 1973 - May 1974)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Doug Heath - guitar - b. October 9, 1948.

Paul Revere and The Raiders XVII (May 1974)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Russell Smith - guitar/bass

Paul Revere and The Raiders XVIII (June 1974 - January 1975)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Mark Lindsay - vocals/sax
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Doug Heath - guitar
Mark Lindsay goes solo.

Paul Revere and The Raiders XIX (January 1975 - April 1975)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Keith Allison - bass
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums/vocals
  • Doug Heath - guitar

Paul Revere and The Raiders XX (April 1975 - January 1977)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Bob Wooley - guitar
  • Omar Martinez - drums/vocals
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass - b. December 25, 1949.
Paul Revere "retires".

Paul Revere's Raiders XXI(April 1978 - December 1978)
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Blair Hill (aka, Louie Fontaine) - vocals - b. October 25, 1952 - formerly with Louie and The Rockets.
  • Scott Ellershaw - bass - b. February 1, 1954 - formerly with Louie and The Rockets.
  • Greg Branson - keyboards - formerly with Louie and The Rockets.
  • Neil Rush - sax - formerly with The Statics, Merrilee Rush and The Turnabouts, and Louie and The Rockets.
  • Merwin Kato - drums - b. December 15, 1950 - formerly with Louie and The Rockets.

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXII (December 1978 - July 1979)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Blair Hill (aka, Louie Fontaine) - vocals
  • Scott Ellershaw - bass
  • Greg Branson - keyboards
  • Neil Rush - sax
  • Merwin Kato - drums

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXIII (July 1979 - August 1980)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Blair Hill (aka, Louie Fontaine) - vocals
  • Scott Ellershaw - bass
  • Greg Branson - keyboards
  • Neil Rush - sax
  • Merwin Kato - drums
  • Dick Gerber - guitar
Neil Rush forms The Neil Rush Band, and later joins The Fabulous Wailers.

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXIV (August 1980 - October 1980)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Scott Ellershaw - bass
  • Dick Gerber - guitar
  • Michael Bradley - vocals - b. March 29, 1955.
  • Danny Krause - keyboards - b. October 23, 1953.
  • Omar Martinez - drums

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXV (October 1980 - February 1983)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass
  • Michael Bradley - vocals
  • Danny Krause - keyboards
  • Omar Martinez - drums

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXVI (February 1983 - 1990)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass
  • Danny Krause - keyboards
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Carl Driggs - vocals - b. June 18, 1949.
Album:
  1. "Paul Revere Rides Again" (1983)

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXVII (1990 - 1997)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass
  • Danny Krause - keyboards
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Carl Driggs - vocals
  • Jamie Revere - guitar
Album:
  1. "Generic Rock and Roll" [aka, "Live (NOT)"] (1992)

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXVIII (1997 - 1998)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass
  • Danny Krause - keyboards
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Carl Driggs - vocals
  • Jamie Revere - guitar
  • Martin Ross - vocals - occasional fill-in for Carl Driggs [Ref: Tom White, April 29, 2000].
Album:
  1. "Live II (NOT)" (1998)

Paul Revere and The Raiders XXIX (1998 - Present)
  • Paul Revere - keyboards
  • Doug Heath - guitar
  • Ron Foos - bass
  • Danny Krause - keyboards
  • Omar Martinez - drums
  • Carl Driggs - vocals
  • Martin Ross - vocals - occasional fill-in for Carl Driggs [Ref: Tom White, April 29, 2000].
Album:
  1. "Time Flies When You're Having Fun" (1999)

Compilations:
  1. "Paul Revere and The Raiders Greatest Hits" (1967)
  2. "Paul Revere and The Raiders Greatest Hits, Vol. 2" (1971)
  3. "All Time Greatest Hits" (1972)
  4. "Greatest Hits" (1987)
  5. "The Legend of Paul Revere" (2-CDs) (1990)
  6. "The Essential Ride '63-'67" (1995)
  7. "Mojo Workout" (2-CDs) (2000) - compilation of early recordings from 1963 through 1965.
  8. "Kicks! The Anthology 1963-1972" (2005)

Mark Lindsay solo:
  1. "Arizona" (1970) - Singles: "First Hymn From Grand Terrace", "Arizona", "Miss America"
  2. "Silverbird" (1970) - Single: "Silverbird"
  3. "You've Got a Friend" (1971)
  4. "Video Dreams" (1996)
  5. "Golden Classics" (1996)
  6. "Greatest Hits of Paul Revere and The Raiders" (1997)
  7. "Arizona and Other States of Mind" (1998)

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Last Revised:  September 14, 2005
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