ABOUT BUBBLEGUM POP TOUR
Seven GREAT acts on the new tour. Dennis Tufano, (original voice of the Buckinghams), Chris Montez, Tim Corwin of the Ohio Express, Elliot Lurie of the Looking Glass, Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods, Frank Jeckell and Mick Mansueto of the 1910 Fruitgum Company and Joey Molland of Badfinger. Doing the sixties and early seventies like you remember them.
Some of the hit songs being presented by the singers that made them hits, are “Sugar, Sugar,” “Tracy,” “Billy Don’t be a Hero,” “Who Do You Think You Are,” “Kind of a Drag,” “ Don’t you Care,” “Susan,” “Hey Baby They’re Playing our Song,” “Simon Says,” “1,2,3,Red Light,” “Indian Giver,” “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy,” “Chewy, Chewy,” “Brandy,” and more.
Dennis Tufano, was the “Original Voice of The Buckinghams”, and 2009 inductees into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame. With Dennis’ vocals leading the way, the Chicago based group scored with a string of five Top Ten hits in the late-sixties including , the No#1 “Kind Of A Drag”, “Don’t You Care”, “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”, “Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our
Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods
Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods came on the the American Pop scene in the early 1970’s with their hit songs, “Billy, Don’t Be A Hero” and “Who Do You Think You Are.” Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods is the band that is the core crux of the tour as they back up the other singing stars behind their famous hits.
1910 FruitGum Company
The 1910 Fruitgum Company is an American bubblegum pop band of the 1960s. The group’s Billboard Hot 100 hits were “Simon Says”, “May I Take A Giant Step”, “1, 2, 3, Red Light”, “Goody Goody Gumdrops”, “Indian Giver”, “Special Delivery”, and “The Train
Chris Montez is a latino pop singer that hit the big time with his hit song, “Let’s Dance.” He toured with Sam Cooke, The Platters and Smokey Robinson. While touring with Tommy Roe, his opening act was The Beatles. Herb Alpert got involved in Chris’ career and the hits “The More I See You,” “There Will Never Be Another You,” “Call Me” and “Time After Time” hit the air waves.
Elliott Lurie lead singer from Looking Glass
Elliot Lurie is an American singer/musician who was the lead guitarist and songwriter for the band Looking Glass from 1969 to 1974. He wrote and sang lead on their 1972 #1 hit single “Brandy” and their 1973 top-forty single “Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne.”
Tim Corwin of Ohio Express
Tim Corwin brings to the stage his dynamic personality and the experience afforded one that’s been entertaining
audiences since he formed Sir Timothy & The Royals in the 60’s. The band that was re-named The Ohio Express and had hits with “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy,” and “Chewy, Chewy.” Tim’s exciting personality excites audiences as the M.C. & lead vocalist for the band.
Joey Molland of Joey Molland’s “Badfinger”
Joey Molland from the Beatles influenced band “Badfinger,” delivers a fantastic show performing hits like, “Baby Blue,” Day After Day, “Come & Get It,” and “No Matter What,” to name just a few.