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The Green Ray

The Green Ray
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The Green Ray was formed in the mid 90s by Ken Whaley and Richard Treece, both of whom had previously played with the early 70s band Help Yourself. Ken Whaley died in 2013, and the band released one final album with Treece (lead guitar), Simon Whaley (drums, guitar), Jeff Gibbs (bass, vocals), and Martin James Gee (guitar, vocals). After Treece's death in 2015, the band carried on with Simon Whaley being the only original member remaining.
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Various Artists — A Band for All Seasons Various Artists — A Band for All Seasons
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 87CD, 2020, 4CD)
Various Artists — The Three Seasons Various Artists — The Three Seasons
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 87, 2018, 3LP)
The Green Ray — Half Sentences The Green Ray — Half Sentences
(Sugarbush Records SB040, 2017, LP)
The Green Ray — Back from the Edge The Green Ray — Back from the Edge
((Not on label) GRAY11, 2006, CD)
The Green Ray — Fragile World The Green Ray — Fragile World
(Senza Tempo STMCD0004-1, 2004, CD)
The Green Ray — The Green Ray The Green Ray — The Green Ray
(Father Yod FYPC15, 1996, CD)

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