Mark Wirtz

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1943, Strasbourg, Alsace/Lorraine, France. One of the unsung pioneers of the UK psych-pop scene in the late 60s, Mark Wirtz was raised in Cologne, Germany. He moved to England in the early 60s, attending art school in Croydon, Surrey. He played in an outfit called the Beatcrackers before landing a contract with EMI Records’ subsidiary Parlophone Records, for whom he recorded a 1963 instrumental, ‘Bubble Pop’, under the Mark Rogers pseudonym. Wirtz established himself as an... Read more

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