With 44 tracks and over 2 1/4 hours of music on 2 discs, Mojo Workout! is the story that has never been told, of how Paul Revere and the Raiders burned down the pines in the Northwest for years, then bottled that rude magic on record for Columbia in `63 thru early `65. Revere, Lindsay, Mike Smith, Drake Levin and "Doc" Holladay were a lethal R&B party machine with a conqueror's spirit.
Mojo Workout! marks the first comprehensive issue of the Raiders' earliest Columbia recordings. The way the Raiders played these songs was the way they sounded in real life, in clubs and VFW halls. This is what rock & roll was like between Presley and the Beatles, as white teenagers discovered the blackness in the music for themselves -- and then reinvented it.
Click here to read Domenic Prioreﾒs interview with Mark Lindsay!