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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

Posts for Purple Haze:

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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** TONIGHT ** Purple Haze – Wild Dreamers and Chris Doheny ‘live in the studio’ – Wednesday 5th February 8-10pm

For my first show for 2020, I’ll have ‘live in the studio’, the amazing Linda Ronstadt cover band ‘Wild Dreamers’. They will perform a set of songs. Short bio: Wild Dreamers are a terrific Linda Ronstadt cover band. These fine musicians have shared the stage with genuine music icons throughout their careers, such as Paul Kelly, Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd,

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THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents THE TOP 50 MOST ICONIC AUSTRALIAN SONGS on PODCAST

[display_podcasts]Join acclaimed Australian author (“Wild About You” & “Tomorrow Is Today“) & music commentator Ian D Marks as we countdown in chronological order the Top 50 most Iconic Australian Songs of the 20th Century from the beginning of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Era till 1999. Purple Haze is proudly sponsored by Classic Cars with Character

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