Just Like Me

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"Just Like Me"
Single by Paul Revere & the Raiders
from the album Just Like Us!
B-side "B.F.D.R.F. Blues" (Non-LP-track)
Released 1965
Genre Rock
Length 2:23
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Rick Dey and Roger Hart

"Just Like Me" is a 1965 single by Paul Revere & the Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay as vocalist and released on Columbia Records which marked the beginning of a string of garage rock classics. As their second major national hit, "Just Like Me" reached #11 on the US charts and was one of the first rock records to feature a distinctive, double-tracked guitar solo by guitarist Drake Levin.

The tune itself was written by Rick Dey and Rich Brown of the Longview-based band The Wilde Knights. Raiders manager Roger Hart paid them $5,000 for the use of the song.[citation needed]

Cover versions[edit]

Pat Benatar recorded a version of the song for her 1981 album Precious Time.

The Circle Jerks also covered the song on their 1982 album Wild in the Streets.

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