Bubblegum music

1910 Fruitgum Company

The 1910 Fruitgum Company began life as Jeckell and The Hydes in New Jersey in 1965. They signed to Buddah Records in 1967 and released five LPs under their own name (plus a number of singles) as well as appearing on the LP The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus, which was promoted as a "bubblegum superjam". Their first(...)

Bubblegum Music

On 14 September 1968, The Archie Show, a Saturday morning TV cartoon show, made its debut on CBS in America. The show was a Don Kirshner creation based around a high school rock band in a popular comic book, from which hit singles were to be spun off, following the pattern Kirshner evolved with The Monkees. Cynics(...)

Ohio Express

Though marketed as a band, it would be more accurate to say that the name "Ohio Express" served as a brand name used by Jerry Kasenetz's and Jeffrey Katz's Super K Productions to release the music of a number of different musicians and acts. The best known songs of Ohio Express - including their chart-topping(...)

Ron Dante

Even if you don't know Ron Dante by name, you know his voice: a smooth, youthful, pop-friendly sound that can effortlessly blossom into a wall of candy-sweet harmony. It has been heard on some of the biggest hits of the late 1960s as well as some of the most fondly remembered advertising jingles of all(...)