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Paul Revere dies at 76, founded Paul Revere and the Raiders
Paul Revere dies at 76, founded Paul Revere and the Raiders

Paul Revere, a teenage businessman who found an outlet for his entrepreneurial spirit in the form of a campy rock 'n' roll band that capitalized on his name, wore Revolutionary War-era costumes and cranked out a string of grungy hits in the mid-1960s, has died. The founder of Paul Revere and the Raiders was 76. Revere died Saturday of cancer at his home in Garden Valley, Idaho, his longtime manager Roger Hart told the Associated Press. After a near-constant touring schedule in recent years, Revere retreated six months ago to his adopted home state because of health issues, said his tour manager, Ron Lemen. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Oct. 6, 6:52 a.m.:  A news obituary...

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