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Elmer Fudd Review: Bubblegum music (51* d) RE: Review: Bubblegum music 14 Jan 07

There's a vast difference between garage band music and bubble gum. Yeah, three chords and an attitude got every high school band to "Gloria" and "Louie Louie." So what? Emasculated bubble gum those songs ain't.

To put the Sir Douglas Quintet in the same category as bubble gum bands is patently ridiculous. Yes, they knew how to make hit singles. However, the band was made up of quality musicians, including the incomparable Martin Fierro, who has played with everyone from artists such as B.B. King, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonius Monk to bands such as Mother Earth, The Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Grateful Dead and The Jerry Garcia Band.

Sir Douglas toured for years. They were about making music, not only about turning out a few hits along the way.

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