60's Garage Rock, Nuggets, Pebbles & Back From The Grave in Other Bands / Music Posted March 3, 2011 Electric Prunes bassist Mark Tulin dies Electric Prunes bassist Mark Tulin has died at the age of 62. The musician was a founding member of the influential '60s psychedelic band. In 2009, he worked with Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and briefly replaced touring bassist Ginger Pooley at one live show. A Facebook post from USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber read: "It is with deep sadness and a very heavy heart that I inform you of the death of Mark Tulin. "He collapsed today while helping out at the Avalon Underwater Clean-Up and had immediate response by Baywatch Avalon and Avalon Fire Department medics, but he could not be revived. Mark was one-of-a-kind. His energy, generosity, and spirit was unmatched." A second post read: "Services for Mark will be held at Mount Sinai Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills on Friday March 4th at 2pm." Writing on Twitter, Corgan said: "Just got some horrible news, my brother and good friend, Mark Tulin of the Electric Prunes passed away today. I am really sad! "We just had lunch with Mark 2 days ago in Los Angeles + we were discussing recording a new song for the Prunes he will be missed by many! "I had planned this week to go through all the SP demos of the past 2 years, and of course Mark is playing on almost all of them. Wow... " Tulin had been touring and recording with the reunited Prunes over the last ten years.