Dizzy - Tommy Roe

His number one song from 1969. This song was number one for four weeks.

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Roe had the most bubblegum hits compared to other artists during the '60s and '70s.

Bubblegum Pop Artists | List of Best Bubblegum Pop Bands

If you grew up in the mid-1960s through the early-1970s, it's highly likely that you became a fan of bubblegum pop. The genre, which targeted tweens and teens, had an upbeat sound and featured young men and women singing these catchy songs. Some might say that bubblegum pop was the precursor to boy bands and pop stars, and they wouldn't be wrong.

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*Note: many of the artists on this list don't fall under the classic ('60s/'70s) era of bubblegum music.

The Archies - Sugar, Sugar (Original 1969 Music Video)

"Sugar, Sugar" is one of 16 animated music segments created to be shown on "The Archie Comedy Hour" on CBS-TV in 1969.

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The Archies were the epitome of a "bubblegum group," being entirely manufactured and comprised of session musicians.

Bubblegum Pop Music and Oldies

Love it or hate it, there's no denying that bubblegum music - true bubblegum, not boy bands or tweener divas like Britney Spears - was quite the phenomenon in its heyday (roughly 1968 to 1974). Reportedly, it all started with rock guru Don Kirsher, tired of dealing with the egos of his manufactured pop group the Monkees, decided to create a TRULY manufactured group with no real faces and names to get in the way.

OHIO EXPRESS - Yummy Yummy Yummy (1968)

The Ohio Express was a musical recording unit, mainly active from 1967 through 1970.

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The Ohio Express were another manufactured pop group that gained popularity in the '60s and '70s.
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