Food of the Seventies, Bubble Yum

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About 1979 it was the first soft bubble gum, before we just had the hard crappy stuff like Bazooka or Double Bubble. It was such a craze that in Atlanta you couldn't find it. It was going for a piece back then in my Junior High. OOHHH, but it was worth it.
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Wayne Pickens - July 13, 2008 - Report this comment
Yep Bubble Yum was the best bubble gum bar none. I hated the knock off's Like Hubba Bubba. It was rubbery and sucked.
Tim - September 07, 2008 - Report this comment
Yep that pink sweet stuff was da bomb!
Paul M - February 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Tasted like pure sugar. Like Cotton Candy. It was great. Loved Grape when it came out. MMMMMM my teeth hurt just thinking about it!
Sheila - August 23, 2009 - Report this comment
You can still buy all of the Bubble Yum flaors (even cotton candy) at online candy distributors.
Gina - March 03, 2014 - Report this comment
Loved this gum. Does anyone remember the hoax about spider eggs being in the gum? Probably put out by hubba
Rob Lambert - November 05, 2015 - Report this comment
Nabisco first introduced Bubble Yum late 1977. I distinctly remember the radio commercial with the jingle going so fast, it's hard to recall word-for-word. Part of it went: Bubble Bubble Yum is so much yum, yum, yum, so much gum, gum, gum in Bubble Yum! Top 40 radio stations usually played the ad at least once an hour. Particularly, WLS, the Big 89 in Chicago. All day, with Larry Lujack, Tommy Edwards, Bob Sirott and John Records Landecker. They all played it. The gum itself was loaded with flavor, which lasted about 20 minutes. A Bubble Yum spot usually came up right before or after Landecker conducted his "Boogie Check" call-in segments at 7 and 9 PM (CT).

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