The Electric Prunes
Interviews

I am currently in the process of trying to track down the band members and other relevant personnel to conduct mini-interviews with them for this web page. If anyone has any contacts, please email me at haydn@rocketmail.com.

Picture from the full-page advertisement in Billboard Magazine (19/11/1966)
This is the first advertisement for the single "I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)"

Interviews for electricprunes.com

Original Electric Prunes (1965 - mid 1968)

James Lowe
(Lead Singer 1965 - 1968; 1999 - 2012)

Mark Tulin
(Bass 1965 - 1968; 1999 - 2011)

Michael Fortune (aka Quint)
(Drums 1965 - 1966; 1967 - 1968; 1999)

Preston Ritter
(Drums 1966 - 1967)

Joe Dooley
(Drums 1968; 2000 - 2007)

Peter Lewis (of Moby Grape)
(Guitar 2000 - 2012)

Mark Moulin
(Guitar 2000 - 2004)

Annette Tucker
(Songwriter 1966 - 1967)

Nancie Mantz
(Songwriter 1966 - 1967)

Jill Jones
(Songwriter 1966 - 1967)

Perry Botkin
(Strings and Brass Arranger 1967)

Stu Phillips
(Songwriter 1968)

Post Original Electric Prunes (late 1968 - 1970)

Richard Whetstone
(Lead Singer and Drums 1968 - 1970)

The interview with Richard Whetstone was carried out by Eothen Alapatt for a radio programme entitled 'The Origins of Hip-Hop' and was broadcast on the WRVU radio station (91.1 FM), Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday February 14th, 1999. The actual interview was recorded on February 13th, 1999. It was via the Electric Prunes web site that both Richard and Eothen were introduced to each other.

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Other Electric Prunes Interviews

Interview with The Electric Prunes from 'Teen Datebook'
(July 1967)

James Lowe by Richie Unterberger  (pdf file)

James Lowe by Keith "MuzikMan" Hannaleck  (pdf file)

James Lowe by Jud Cost
Interview from the 'Ptolemaic Terrascope' (November 1997)
 (pdf file)

James Lowe by Roy Harper
Interview from the 'Outer Shell' website

James Lowe by Sam Tweedle
Interview from the 'Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict' website
 (pdf file)

James Lowe by Sarah Geledi
Interview on the 'DIY Channel'

James Lowe by Jimmy Magnetar
Interview from Magnetar Music (in Polish)
 (pdf file)

Mark Tulin by Gary James
Interview on 'classicbands.com' website
 (pdf file)

Mark Tulin by Lucy Hell
Interview on 'mysteryisland.net' website
 (pdf file)

Mark Tulin by Jeff Moehlis
Interview on 'music-illuminati.com' website
 (pdf file)

Mark Tulin by Merrell Fankhauser
Interview on 'YouTube'

Merrell Fankhauser interviews Mark Tulin of The Electric Prunes about the release of Warner Rhino Records compilation CD: "Where The Action Is: L.A. Nuggets (1965-68)" at the Rhino Records Celebration at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, November 1st, 2009. Mark discusses inclusion of one of their songs in the compilation, and current projects they are involved in. Visit www.merrellfankhauser.com or www.tikiloungeshow.com for more information.

James Lowe & Mark Tulin interview by Kyle Fitzpatrick
Interview on 'The Kompilation'
 (pdf file)

James Lowe & Mark Tulin interview
Interview on 'Electric Roulette'

James Lowe & Mark Tulin interview
Interview on the 'altsounds.com' website
 (pdf file)

James Lowe interview
Interview in Blitz magazine
 (pdf file)

James Lowe interview
Interview on 'It's Psychedelic Baby'
 (pdf file)

James Lowe interview
Interview on 'Radio Base Camp'

Ken Williams interview
Interview on 'thethepsychedelicguitar.com' website
 (pdf file)

Preston Ritter by Daniel Pivano
Interview in Classic Drummer Magazine

Preston Ritter interview by Kent Kotal
Interview on the 'forgottenhits.com' website
 (pdf file)

Annette Tucker interview
Interview on 'Spectropop' website
 (pdf file)