Originally Posted by M.S.F
By the way, i only know the Bubblegum songs from the late 90s and early 00s so if anybody know some good Bubblegum songs from the late 60s and early 70s, post it here.
Actually the first hits of the Bubblegum genre IMO were by The Beatles
in the early to mid 60's, though the term didn't exist yet; I'll post some later. Anyhow, 60s/early 70s bubblegum may have found a lot of its popularity as an escape from the political turmoil that began with the JFK assassination and escalated with the Vietnam War and the race riots in desperate inner city areas in the US. And bubblegum wasn't all white either, as the Jackson 5 had a few huge hits I consider in the genre, like: