The Cosmic Rays

The Cosmic Rays

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Vocal group consisting of four members from the West Side of Chicago, during the late 50s mentored by Sun Ra. Lead singer was Calvin Barron, died in 1980s; Lonnie Tolbert and Matt Swift were two of the other members. "[…] the Rays attended Arkestra rehearsals, typically working with Ra during breaks or with the entire band toward the end of the session. Many of these rehearsals were recorded." (from website)
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