Mark Volman

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Birthday
19, 1947
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
19, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Singer/songwriter, rock and roll guitarist, and founding member of the 1960's band The Turtles, best known for their hit "Happy Together."

Before Fame

After graduating from high school, he started The Turtles along with Howard Kaylan. The duo would continue to perform together as Flo & Eddie.

Trivia

In 1992, Volman went back to school, earning his BA from Loyola Marymount University, later returning to LMU for his MFA.

Family Life

He was born in Los Angeles, California, and his parents were said to be "perplexed" by their son's return to academics.

Associated With

Volman and his Turtle's partner Howard Kaylan were also a part of The Mothers of Invention, legendary rocker/composer Frank Zappa's back up band.