Paul Revere’s Ride

The Poem That Made Paul Revere Famous

Access the MP3 audio file for “Paul Revere’s Ride” and read the full text of the poem.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” first appeared in print in a Boston newspaper on December 18, 1860; later in the January 1861 issue of The Atlantic Monthly; and finally in Tales of a Wayside Inn in the fall of 1863. The text for this recording is The Landlord’s Tale and was taken from a 1915 printing of Tales of a Wayside Inn. “Paul Revere’s Ride” is read by award-winning narrator Phil Rosenthal.