The Jewel Case: Bubblegum (08.02.18)

Aug 3, 2018

This week, in Hour #2, we're examining the golden age of BUBBLEGUM POP: the precision-marketed sugary musical concoctions that served as a kind of gateway drug to teens and preteens through the late 60s and early 70s. Tommy Roe, Edison Lighthouse, The Archies... make sure you brush and floss after this one kids- THIS episode will give you cavities. But first...

  • Fats & Dave- Jump Children 
  • Eli “Paperboy” Reed & High & Mighty Brass Band- The Satisfier
  • The Monkees- I’m A Believer 
  • The Black Crowes- Walk Believer Walk 
  • The Damned- White Rabbit
  • The Band- Chest Fever 
  • Traffic- Rock ‘N’ Roll Stew
  • Toots & The Maytals- Bla Bla Bla
  • The Jolly Boys- Riders On The Storm 
  • Ann Peebles- I Can’t Stand The Rain 
  • Simon Heselev & Kurt Vonnegut- Tock Tick 
  • The Budos Band- Smoke Gets In 
  • Masters Of Reality- Rolling Green 
  • Clinic- Bubblegum 

And now for the theme: Bubblegum

  • The Rock & Roll Dubble Bubble Trading Card Co. Of Philadelphia- Bubble Gum Music
  • The Archies- Sugar Sugar
  • The Lemon Pipers- Green Tambourine
  • The 1910 Fruitgum Company- Candy
  • Barry Blue- Dancin’ (On A Saturday Night)
  • Bay City Rollers- Saturday Night
  • The Ohio Express- Yummy Yummy Yummy
  • The Royal Guardsmen- Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
  • Edison Lighthouse- Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
  • Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Chorus- Quick Joey Small (Run, Joey, Run)
  • Street People- Jennifer Tomkins
  • The Sweet- Wig-Wam Bam
  • The Music Explosion- Little Bit O’ Soul
  • Salt Water Taffy- Finders Keepers
  • Banana Splits- Wait Till Tomorrow
  • The Fun & Games- The Grooviest Girl In The World
  • Captain Groovy And His Bubblegum Army- Captain Groovy And His Bubblegum Army
  • Crazy Elephant- Gimme Gimme Good Lovin’
  • Tommy James & The Shondells- I Think We’re Alone Now
  • Tommy Roe- Jam Up Jelly Tight
  • Dawn- Knock Three Times


  • Living Colour- Cult Of Personality
  • Joni Mitchell- The Jungle Line
  • Ray Baretto- A Deeper Shade Of Soul
  • Urban Dance Squad- Deeper Shade Of Soul
  • Eddie Floyd- Knock On Wood
  • Buster Brown- Doctor Brown
  • Stranger Cole & Lester Sterling- Bangarang
  • Thievery Corporation- Thief Rockers
  • Ketama, Toumani Diabate & Danny Thompson- Jarabi
  • Alejandro Escovedo- Golden Bear
  • Lera Lynn- Ring Of Fire
  • Kamasi Washington- Clair De Lune

Join Tod Weidner on Thursday, 8-11pm for The Jewel Case, a weekly celebration of all manner of musical goodness: deep cuts, forgotten treasures, and curiosities with a new theme each show spanning all genres, eras and locales