The BLUE STINGRAYS' story starts in '59...the band formed that summer and created a new
sound. that sound was surf music. Like those who roamed the globe for the perfect wave, The BLUE
STINGRAYS' nailed the perfect sound when their twang rang 'round the world. A singular
devotion to surf guitar music became a way of life for them and they considered it to be the only
artform profound enough to truly express the passion in man's soul.
The facts in 2021 :
Upon its original release, the members of Blue Stingrays were touted as iconic yet anonymous
surf rock pioneers. Now, after decades of whispers and speculation, the identities of these
mysterious musicians have been officially confirmed as guitarist Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and
The Heartbreakers/Fleetwood Mac/The Dirty Knobs), bassist Ron Blair (Tom Petty and The
Heartbreakers) and drummer Randall Marsh (Mudcrutch).