PORTLAND’S JOHNNIE RAY ~ JANUARY 10, 1927 – FEBRUARY 24, 1990

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                           Johnnie Ray and The Four Lads (1951)

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IT’S A FACT, PAUL REVERE IS 73 TODAY

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Paul Revere is the founding member of Paul Revere and
the Raiders
, a rock group he organized in Idaho in 1958.
On October 13, 2007 the band was officially inducted,
along with their Manager Roger Hart, into the Oregon
Music Hall of Fame. Their long list of hits includes
Hungry and Kicks (1966), and the 1971 top single
Indian Reservation.

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Paul Revere

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PORTLAND’S MOST FAMOUS STAR’S

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Actress/singer Jane Powell (Suzanne Burce) was born in Portland on
April 1,1929 and attended Grant High School. She currently lives in
Manhattan with her husband,former child actor Dick Moore( Pictured).

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Singer / songwriter Johnnie Ray was born in Hopewell ,Oregon but moved to Portland after graduating from grade school. He attended Franklin High. Johnnie died in 1990 of liver failure.

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