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Purple Haze – Presenter profile: Mark Copolov Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm

I’ve been a presenter at 88.3 Southern FM for 22 years so far. I started in radio after someone at Gold FM, where I was working, suggested that ‘you should do something with your music knowledge’. I specialise in interviewing recording artists that I admire, mostly from the 60’s. These interviews were also broadcast nationally on the CBAA network for 4 years. Past interviewees include : Ringo Starr, Carly Simon, Phil Everly, Jeff Lynne, Sir George Martin, Neil Sedaka & Glenn Shorrock. I love being able to share my music & knowledge with people who enjoy hearing it!

Mark’s favourite artists include : The Beatles, The Doors, CCR, Ten Years After, The Guess Who, The Carpenters, The Hollies, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, The Doobie Brothers, E.L.O., Daddy Cool, The Masters Apprentices, Graham Bonnet, Carly Simon & many, many others.

Excerpts from Mark’s 110+ interviews can be seen & heard at www.mcopolov.com.

Mark works in the IT industry. The centre of his universe is his wife Rachel and two teenage children, Carly & Adam.

Contact Purple Haze via email: purplehaze@nullsouthernfm.com.au

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents ‘ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HEAVEN’ a TRIBUTE to the DEAD ROCK STARS 2019 on PODCAST

As part of the Classic series of The Purple Haze Archive, we proudly present “Rock n Roll Heaven” 2019 in two parts. A Tribute to all the Dead Rock Stars we know, remember & love, not to mention the ones we didn’t know: the obscure, the influential, the good, the bad, & the hitless. This “Rock n Roll Heaven” program is compiled

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents RAY DORSET of MUNGO JERRY on PODCAST

Ray Dorset of Mungo Jerry fame has been successfully creating music for well over 50 years, with hits including the iconic “In the Summertime”, as well as “Lady Rose“, “Alright Alright Alright“, “Baby Jump“, etc., etc. Join Ray on this Purple Haze Archive podcast as he “Opens Up” about his secret (and a whole lot more!!!) to his brilliant success in

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Podcast of Mark Copolov’s last ‘Purple Haze’ show with 18 guests (Ringo Starr to Ross Wilson) – went to air 29th April 2020

Hi Everyone, Here is my podcast from my very last ‘Purple Haze’ show on 88.3 Southern FM, which was broadcast on Wednesday 29 April 2020, after 22 years’ service. I’ve re-edited it from what went to air eg. adding in songs re the “Past guests” segment so it better relates to what we were discussing.. The total length of the

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TONIGHT! Mark Copolov’s last show ever on ‘Purple Haze’, 88.3 Southern FM – 7 guests including Ross Wilson & Kevin Johnson – this Wednesday 29 April 8-11.30pm

Sadly this will be my last show on 88.3 Southern FM after 22 years of service. We are moving interstate so I hope to continue my community work there. On this last show I have some terrific guests, whom due to the Corona virus, will all be via phone. My guests are : Legendary Aussie musician, singer, song writer, producer,

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents PETER DALTREY LEAD SINGER of LEGENDARY UK BAND KALEIDOSCOPE on PODCAST

On Show 1 of this 2 part podcast we join Peter Daltrey, lead singer of the UK band Kaleidoscope, who explores its history, & who were arguably the most overlooked of all 1960s UK bands. However they finally received their due reward when they were finally ‘discovered’ in the 1990s with their brilliant albums: Tangerine Dream & Faintly Blowing, not

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