One thing that surprised me was the number of connections between bubblegum music and "serious" rock music. It's everything a reasonable person could want on the subject, but it hooks you into its world so deeply that you end up wanting more by reading it! Book contributor Metal Mike Saunders kindly hepped me to a website giving out free preview tickets to the Pussycats movie, and I ended up forwarding invites to most of the other writers. Kim brought me onto the project after she had already gotten it started, and rounded up most of the writers. I got bored with this section very quickly. I am now reading just the chapters that catch my interest.
I remember them having auditions years ago, but never heard anything come outof it.
Bubblegum Music is the Naked Truth
Packed with interviews with the session musicians, As educational as it is fun, this excellent collection of essays and interviews is a must for any music fan Some of the more commercial Folk Rock acts were pretty borderline. We wanted it to be an episodic book, with detailed sections on the important artists, producers and labels. Warehouse Deals Reduzierte B-Ware. I haven't done a poll, but most of the artists who were involved in the scene seem proud of their work, and unashamed by the bubblegum tag. I was also taken aback somewhat by the ruthlessness of some of the bubblegum moguls.