Who wants some bubblegum? A spotlight on Tony Ronald, the Dutch (or Spanish or Mexican) pop star! Another dramatic reading from another 1970 novelization of another short lived "relevant" ABC TV show about another group of hip young people! A pair of rare Echo Valley corrections! A New Seekers Double Bubble! Every bubblegum song about airplanes (both of them)! With plenty of bubblegum music by the Banana Splits, The Muppets, The Beach Boys, Johnny Whitaker, The Sugar Bears, Wind (with Tony Orlando), The Cuff Links, The Royal Guardsmen, Chester, Peter's Pipers, Billy Budd, The French Revolution, New Colony Six, New Dream, and The New Vaudeville Band!
A celebration of the brief super-stardom of the four-hit wonder, Every Mother's Son! Is the Theme from H.R. Pufnstuf "already been chewed" gum? A tribute to the great Lee Pockriss, the best songwriter you've never heard of! A dramatic profile of Lidsville and Munsters star, Butch Patrick, from a 1972 guide to the "pop scene"! And which version of the forgotten classic, I.O.I.O., do you like better- the Bee Gees' or Butch Patrick's? Two versions of I'm a Believer, the good and the strange! And plenty of great bubblegum music from Bo Gentry and Richie Cordell, The Monkees, Ohio Express, Two Dollar Question (with Ron Dante), The Cufflinks (with Ron Dante), the Living Strings, Pilot, Andy and David Williams, The Troggs and Andy Kim!
Non-stop bubblegum pop! Focus on the Cattanooga Cats! Meet Cheryl Ladd, Charlie's grooviest angel! Telly Savalas "sings" country western! A double bubble from the Magid Triplets! The Partridge Family sing in bubble entendres! Plenty more great bubblegum music from Tommy James and the Shondells, Pharrell Williams, The Bugaloos, The In Crowd, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, Josie and the Pussycats, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Bobby Sherman, Peyton Hogue, Jerry and the Cracks, the Buchanan Brothers, American Breed, and the Rock and Roll Dubble Bubble Trading Card Company of Philadelphia!
A high calorie hour of bubblegum music! Spotlight on Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan! A bit of the H.R. Pufnstuf movie soundtrack! Ray Bolger (the Scarecrow from Wizard of Oz) joins the Partridge Family, along with a dramatic reading from a Partridge Family novel (wherein Shirley risks the family's lives to save a rabbit)! A Giorgio Bubblegum Hall of Fame classic! Late round action from the Riverdale High talent show! Plenty of great music from The Archies, The Royal Guardsmen, Bobby Sherman, 1910 Fruitgum Company, Simonshy, Gene Simmons (not him, the other one), The Arrangement, The Art Movement, The Boston, The Bourbon Family, Café Con Leche, The Doughboys, Barry Mason, Billie Hayes, Jack Wild, Martha Raye, and Helen Love!
A special episode exploring the Rat Pack and their contributions to bubblegum pop. Plenty of great bubblegum and precursor bubblegum from Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Dino, Desi and Billy, Jerry Lewis, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop!
Fifty-nine groovy minutes of bubblegum pop fun! We read about a day in the life of David Cassidy! Learn of Florence Henderson's secret absence from the first few Brady Bunch episodes! Who is today's Ohio Express?! Another Echo Valley Sad Song Marathon! Plenty of great bubblegum music from The Archies, Ohio Express, Tommy James and the Shondells, Partridge Family, Sugar Bears, Hardy Boys, Design, Dusty Greyrock, German Bonds, Rainbow, Sparrow, Florence Henderson, Mac Davis, Bread, Andy Kim and the Four Fuller Brothers!
The first bubblegummy episode of the new year! A spotlight on The Wombles! Early round action of the Riverdale High School talent competition! Original vinyl recordings from heartthrobs Kurt Russell and John Travolta! Plenty of great bubblegum pop from folks like Dana Countryman, The Walkers, Josie and the Pussycats, Jimmy Osmond, World's Fare, Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution, The Ohio Express, The Cuff Links, Shawn, The Brady Kids, Michele and Jeff, ABBA, and Professor Morrison's Lollipop!
The Season 3 Christmas Special! Rare and classic bubblegum Christmas music! Dramatic readings from John-Boy and Grandpa Walton! The Partridge Family and the Jackson 5 sing together (sort of)! Germany sends a Gummi Bear greeting! The DeFranco Family chats with Andy Williams! The Royal Guardsmen celebrate Christmas with Snoopy! Plenty of sugar and holiday music from The Archies, Herman's Hermits, Bobby Sherman, Loretta Lynn, Edward Bear, Frankie Valli, Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, American Machine, The American Revolution, The Ventures, Tommy Roe and Luann Simms!
An hour of happy, joyful bubblegum music! The lost art of eefing! Dramatic reading from a novel of the short-lived 1969 ABC "relevant" TV series The New People! Davy Jones sings to a monstrous frog on Scooby-Doo! A rare Archies triple play! Plenty of gum from Racey, Bobby Sherman, Melanie, Tommy Roe, Jay and the Techniques,The Coronadoes, Music Motors, Austin Roberts, The Gentrys, The Jackson 5, Joe Perkins and Jackpot!
We focus on the first boy band and maybe the first bubblegum band in history, the 1928 German group, The Comedian Harmonists! Also, enjoy a dramatic reading from a Partridge Family novel! A tribute to the official theme song writer for Hanna-Barbera, Hoyt Curtin! A Monkees double bubble! Plenty of great bubblegum music from Josie and the Pussycats, The Cuff Links, Middle of the Road, Jack Wild, The Harlem Globetrotters, The Partridge Family, Harpers Bizarre, The New Seekers, The Hot Wheels, The Catch, and The Uniques!
Broadcasting live from pregame for the big Riverdale High School football game! Go Gummy Bears! Learn the Archie's dance, "The Touchdown"! Spotlight on Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids! A dramatic reading from a 1971 issue of 'Teen Magazine! Burt Ward's Teenage Bill of Rights! Strange gum from The Care Bears! An early bubblegum classic from The Raindrops! Plenty more great bubblegum music by The Ohio Express, Kasenetz and Katz Singing Orchestral Circus, Bobby Sherman, Dr. Norman Greenbaum, Pop Workshop, Peppermint Trolley Company, Peppermint Circus, Peppermint Rainbow, The Hardy Boys, Jackie Trent and Tony Hatch, The Drifters, and The Royal Guardsmen.
26 Bubblegum Songs in 1 Hour! No other genre in the history of popular music could fit so much fun into so little time! Enjoy great bubblegum music from (in alphabetical order) Abraham and Strauss, Banana Splits, Chicory Tip, Davy Jones, Edd Byrnes and Connie Stevens, Five Americans, The Glory Rhodes, H.R. Pufnstuf, Ian Whitcomb and His Seaside Syncopators, Jackson 5, Kaye Stevens, The Lemon Pipers, The Monkees, 1910 Fruitgum Company, The Ohio Express, The Partridge Family,The Quick, The Rich Kids, Safety Patrol, Tony Darrow, Unchained Minds, Valerie Singleton, The Wombles, XTC, The Young Turks and the Kids from Zoom!
Another hour of non-stop bubblegum fun! An Echo Valley world premiere of a great new Archies tribute song by Bill Dann and Jack Servello! A rare Mike Lookinland solo recording (Bobby from the Brady Bunch)! An amazingly bubbly DeFranco Family single! A dramatic reading of Archie Club News from a 1971 Archie comic book! Bob Marley sings gum! And plenty of unusually catchy bubblegum music from the Bourbon Family, The Buffoons, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, The Electric Banana, The Archies, Lou Christie, Brian Hyland, Sally Field, Andy Kim, Tommy James and the Shondells, 1910 Fruitgum Company, The Shadows of Knight and The Tygers!
Season 3 begins with more bubblicious music than you can shake a stick of gum at! Eddie himself sings the theme song from Courtship of Eddie's Father! Dramatic reading from Disney's Our Friend, the Atom! Spotlight on the greatest pop songwriter you've never heard of, Albert Hammond! Plenty of bubblegum music by The Banana Splits, Harry Nilsson, Tommy James, Brandon Cruz, The Archies, Union Express, Ohio Express, Lancelot Link, Brotherhood of Man, (early rock greats) The Five Keys, Austin Roberts, Crazy Elephant, Bob Candee, The Rare Breed, Velvet Crest, Bobby Rydell, Bobby Sherman and The Bedrocks!
Enjoy the greatest hits of Echo Valley Season 2! We've gathered our favorite bits and pieces from this past season all in one bubblegum-filled hour. Also, hear the Top Ten most played songs from Season 2! Enjoy music from the Ohio Express, 1910 Fruitgum Company, The Monkees, Davy Jones, The Partridge Family, The Sugar Bears, The Hot Wheels, The Harlem Globetrotters and much, much more!
Season 2 Finale! Live from Jingle Jangle in the Jungle, Kid Bubblegum's long-awaited 3-day outdoor bubblegum concert! Was the Kid's faith in the magic of bubblegum rewarded? No matter what happens, it's bound to be a joyous sunshiny love-fest in the sapodilla fields near Indian Lake on the outskirts of Echo Valley! During any downtime between performances, we'll play the top 10 favorite bubblegum songs of all time as voted on by bubblegum fans! Enjoy the great music of The Partridge Family, The Monkees, The Ohio Express, The Archies, The Fun and Games, The Sands, Crazy Elephant, Captain Groovy and His Bubblegum Army, The Cuff Links, Majic Ship, and The American Machine.
There was a time when you could cut out a picture of a record from the back of a cereal box and it would play on a phonograph like a real record! We celebrate those sweet and sugary cereal box records of the bubblegum era! Great music from The Archies, The Monkees, Bobby Sherman, The Jackson 5 and The Sugar Bears! Plus a dramatic reading of the back of a cereal box (of course)! Lots of rarities and hard-to-find collectibles on this special episode of Echo Valley!
The Flying Nun Sings! A dramatic reading from a Kojak novel! A Double Bubble from The Bugaloos! We get an update on Jingle Jangle in the Jungle, Kid Bubblegum's big outdoor bubblegum concert! Discover England's Chris Andrews! A Bubblegum Hall of Fame Classic from The Strangeloves! And plenty more great bubblegum music from Lancelot Link and The Evolution Revolution , Telly Savalas, Disneyland, Bobby Sherman, Real McCoy, Crazy Elephant, Ohio Express, The Monkees, Tommy Roe, Mumma Bear, Normand Gelinas, Sandwich and The Banana Splits!
Micky Dolenz' new take on a bubblegum classic! A legendary version of Peter's voice-changing Brady Bunch hit! Fonzie sings (sort of)! A dramatic reading from a Henry Winkler biography! Elvis Presley on Echo Valley!? We spotlight the bubblegum sensibilities of current Grammy-nominated group, The Lumineers! With all that, there's still room for plenty of great bubblegum music from Electric Flag, Hardy Boys, The Archies, ABBA, Alan Copeland and his Orchestra, The Sugar Bears, Neil Diamond, Ohio Express, Linzer and Randell, The New Society and Jay and the Techniques!