Martin "Paul Revere" video out today
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
– Steve Martin's music video for Me and Paul Revere
premieres today on RollingStone.com.
The video was filmed in an industrial loft in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in front of fans.
Martin also celebrates the release of his new book today "The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten." Martin will appear on Good Morning America and Tavis Smiley on Feb, 22 in support of the book.
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers are currently on tour in support of "Rare Bird Alert."
Martin was originally inspired to write and record the song after reading David Hackett Fischer's book, "Paul Revere's Ride" and in anticipation of his performance on PBS' broadcast of A Capitol Fourth this past summer. Martin wrote the song about the historical ride from the perspective of Revere's horse.
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