The Sunrays. Andrea

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This album was released by The Sunrays on Tower Records in 1966. This album was produced by Murry Wilson and Don Ralke. Murry Wilson the father of Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys.

The Sunrays is the name Murry Wilson gave them when he took over their management. Prior to that name change they were known as The Renegades, The Renegade 5, Larry Tremaine & The Renegades, The Rangers and The Dirt Riders.

Their first job as the Renegades was in the late 1950's it was at the Seaside Session at Palisades Park in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1961 they teamed up woth Larry Tremaine and that was when they became known as Larry Tremaine and The Renegades. Members of the band then were Tremaine, Steve O'Riley, Marty DiGiovanni, Rich Henn, Eddy Medora and Vince Hozier. Tremaine was booking the band every week at radio dances, UCLA, clubs, celebrity parties and corporate events. 

Soon after signing a management contract with Murry Wilson they signed a recording contract with Tower Records and came up with their first hit single, "I Live For The Sun". It hit Billboards Hot Hundred chart at number 51 and Andrea their second hit climbed the chart to number 41. 

This album is in very good condition.