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Drake Levin
Birth: Aug. 17, 1946
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 2009
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Rock Musician. Best known as the lead guitarist with the 1960's group Paul Revere and the Raiders. The Portland, Oregon based band is most noted for the top forty hits "Just Like Me" (1965), "Kicks" (1966), "Hungry" (1966), "The Great Airplane Strike" (1966) and "Good Thing" (1966). He was born Drake Maxwell Levinshefski and raised in Boise, Idaho, where he would form the group The Surfers with Phil Volk. Following his departure from the Raiders in 1967, Levin worked with singer Lee Michaels and performed as a solo artist. He died from cancer. (bio by: C.S.) 
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39165962
Drake Levin
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Drake Levin
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Rest in Peace, Drake. You were a first class guy, all the way.
- Michael Kachaylo
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
Hey Drake. I see Uncle Paul has joined you and Smitty. Take care of each other.
- Sweet Sue Ohio
 Added: Oct. 7, 2014

- Poodle Plum
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014
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