Mark Volman

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Mark Volman, aka "The Phlorescent Leech" shortened to "Flo", was born 19 April 1947 in Los Angeles, CA. He was a founding member of the musical group The Turtles along with Howard Kaylan. Mark & Howard joined The Mothers under the pseudonyms Flo & Eddie as previous contractual restrictions kept them from using their real names.

Records On Which This Artist Performed

Provided vocals for:
Original Albums

Beat The Boots

Films In Which Artist Appeared


Around the time of Frank's death, Mark and his girlfriend were running a health food store in Burbank, CA called "Sprouting Wings"

Conceptual Continuity

"Frank had a philosophy, that he related to me at one time which was, an artist's career should not be judged on any singular project, no single record, film or any other individual piece of work. Frank felt that a person's art could only be judged as part of the whole of their career. Each individual creation was a part of that whole. No critique of any single work could change the overall end result, which was what should be seen as an artist's entire body of work. Only in that end result can it be judged and critiqued."