Very sadly & unexpectedly Australian multi-talented & highly acclaimed Australian musical artist Jon English
died on March 9, 2016 during a heart operation.
However, Jon English, who was in Melbourne, Australia for concert dates in the late 2000’s managed to fit in a exclusive one-off interview with Melthoid, the co-originator of The Purple Haze Show for this very special Purple Haze Archive podcast.
Jon English Website: Click Here
Join John J Francis
talented Australian singer/songwriter as he discusses his musical career from the 1960s through to his success with albums on the Warner Brothers record label in the 1970s, with such songs as Play Mumma Play
& Simple Ben
from the first Aussie Soundtrack album to go Gold
, Morning of the Earth
Copperfield Records/Studio: Click Here
Elaine “Spanky” McFarlane
is one of America’s most distinctive contralto female vocalists with her unique singing voice she sang lead vocals for, perhaps the two greatest bands of the Sunshine Pop genre, Spanky & Our Gang
& The Mama’s & the Papa’s
in their reconstituted phase.
Join Spanky McFarlane as she discusses her long & successful music career on this Purple Haze Archive podcast.
Purple Haze thanks DeeCee Galvin (Spanky’s daughter) for arranging Spanky for the show. For info on DeeCee Galvin’s ‘doggie’ website: Click Here
Spanky & Our Gang Tribute Page: Click Here
Sharon Bach’s Official Spanky Website: Click Here
Australian singer, songwriter, screenwriter, film producer, etc., etc. Frank Howson
is truly a renaissance man of the Australian entertainment industry as his latest success testifies. That of the hit musical written by Frank
based on the life of the American superstar entertainer Bobby Darin
titled Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical
Join Frank Howson on this podcast as he discusses his very eventful showbiz career!
Dream Lover The Bobby Darin Musical Tickets: Available Here
In this truly comprehensive & illuminating Purple Haze Archive
double ‘episode’ (Part 2) we present probably Australia & New Zealand’s greatest music producer from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s, Howard Gable
Howard Gable produced amongst many many others, OZ & NZ music superstars including: The Masters Apprentices, Sherbet, (New Zealand’s Beatles) The Fourmyula, (Queen of Pop) Allison Durbin, Zoot (Rick Springfield), (OZ Music Legend) Johnny Farnham, Russell Morris, & that’s not to mention Hogsnort’s Rupert Original Flagon Band as well!!