THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents LEAD SINGER TOM DOODY of RENOWNED CHICAGO BAND THE CRYAN’ SHAMES on PODCAST

The Cryan’ Shames were easily one of the most popular groups emanating out of Chicago in the late 1960s, & immortalized in the legendary Nuggets compilation record anthologized by Lenny Kaye. Best known for their cover of “Sugar & Spice” the Cryan’ Shames also released 3 albums, 2 of them being the brilliant “A Scratch in the Sky” released in

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents THE ORIGINAL LEAD SINGER of THE BUCKINGHAMS: DENNIS TUFANO on PODCAST

Dennis Tufano was the lead singer of The Buckinghams during their halcyon days of the late 60s where they enjoyed 5 Top 10 hits in 1967 including their #1 Smash Hit, “Kind of a Drag“. After the break up of The Buckinghams around 1970 Dennis joined up with Buckinghams’ guitarist Carl Giammarese to form a duo, he then went on

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents DICK TAYLOR & PHIL MAY of THE PRETTY THINGS on PODCAST

One of the most important & influential rock groups to have ever come out of England were undoubtedly The Pretty Things. They were the original punks causing mayhem wherever they went, but at the same time creating some very brilliant music & the first ever rock opera, SF Sorrow. And don’t forget their longevity & even more important relevance in

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents RICK WHITE of NEW ZEALAND CULT FAVORITES: TOM THUMB & FARMYARD on PODCAST

New Zealand musician & producer Rick White has been in many rock bands, however there were two well remembered & now super cult bands that Rick is so well renowned for: Tom Thumb & Farmyard. Join Rick White as he discusses his bands Tom Thumb & Farmyard but also his all encompassing & fascinating musical journey in the world of

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents BRITISH SINGING LEGEND WAYNE FONTANA on PODCAST

Wayne Fontana began his successful music career in the 1960s, firstly in front of The Mindbenders & then as a solo artist & in that time has sold over 10 million records. Wayne’s hits included the number one smash “The Game of Love” as well as “Pamela Pamela“, “Come on Home” & “Um Um Um Um Um“. Join Wayne Fontana

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