Tonight I need to get some sleep so I will
just say I thought “Indian Reservation” was the kuewlest song at the time it was number 1. Oh
man, the way the chorus comes in! Right now I am also loving that it is by Paul
Revere and the Raiders, who only five years previously had the hit “Kicks”.
Paul Revere’s real name was Paul Revere Dick and he had the same birthday as
What is also cool is that according to
As a promotional gambit, Revere took the
unusual step of riding cross-country a total of four times, plugging the song
at every market available. His efforts paid off: "Indian Reservation"
peaked at No. 1 for one week in July. Paul Revere: "I called the head of
Columbia's promotion and told him I was going on a record promotion trip, which
was something artists didn't do anymore." "Indian Reservation"
became Columbia's biggest-selling single for almost a decade, clearing over six
I love a good business mind and a good success story. Right on,
ride on, Paul Revere, who passed away last year.