Mark Lindsay

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Decades: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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9 March 1942, Cambridge, Idaho, USA. Lindsay first achieved recognition as the lead vocalist of the US rock group Paul Revere And The Raiders. While with that group he launched a solo career. He first sang publicly in 1956 at a high school talent contest. Receiving a favourable response, he started a rock band. In 1958, he moved to Caldwell, Idaho, he sat in with an early band of Revere’s, and was soon asked to replace singer Red Hughes. Lindsay also became the band’s saxophonist. In the early 60s, the group became one of the most popular in its region and ultimately one of the most popular in the USA. Lindsay made three singles in 1966 with Keith Allison and Steve Alaimo, as the Unknowns, but these were recorded as side projects; he was still very much at the helm of the Raiders. Lindsay announced his decision to begin an official solo career in April 1969 and for some time worked both as a soloist and the Raiders’ singer. Lindsay’s first solo...

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