Monday, June 3, 2013


Songs about Sweets
Def Leppard is an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. Since 1992, the band has consisted of Rick Savage (bass, backing vocals), Joe Elliott (lead vocals), Rick Allen (drums, backing vocals), Phil Collen (guitar, backing vocals), and Vivian Campbell (guitar, backing vocals). This is the band's longest-standing line-up.
"Pour Some Sugar on Me" is a song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their 1987 album Hysteria. It reached number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Pour Some Sugar on Me was ranked #2 on VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the 80s" in 2006.
The Rubettes were an English pop band assembled in 1973 by the songwriting team of Wayne Bickerton, then the head of A&R at Polydor Records, and his co-songwriter, Tony Waddington, after their doo-wop and 1950s American pop-influenced songs had been rejected by a number of existing acts. The band duly emerged at the tail end of the glam rock movement, wearing trademark white suits and cloth caps on stage. Their first release, "Sugar Baby Love" was an instant hit remaining at number one in the United Kingdom for four weeks in May 1974, while reaching number 37 on the U.S. chart that August, and remains their best-known record. Subsequent releases would be less successful, but the band continued to tour on the nostalgia circuit well into the 2000s.
The Strangeloves were a fictional band created in 1964 by a New York-based American songwriting production team who pretended to be from Australia. Consisting of Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein, and Richard Gottehrer, The Strangeloves most successful singles were "I Want Candy",Cara-Lin", and "Night Time". Before the invention of The Strangeloves, the three-member team ‒ often going by FGG Productions ‒ had already scored hits for other artists including 1963's "My Boyfriend's Back" by the American female group, The Angels.
The Chordettes were a female popular singing quartet, usually singing a cappella, and specializing in traditional popular music. "Lollipop" is a pop song written by Julius Dixson and Beverly Ross in 1958 for the duo Ronald & Ruby, which was covered most successfully by The Chordettes. Dixson's name is sometimes spelled "Dixon".
The song is a firm favorite amongst many performing barbershop music.
Millie Small CD (born 6 October 1946), also known simply as Millie, is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, best known for her 1964 cover version of "My Boy Lollipop". Her other stage names include Little Millie Small.
"My Boy Lollipop" (originally written as "My Girl Lollypop") is a song written in the mid-1950s by Robert Spencer of the doo-wop group The Cadillacs, and usually credited to Spencer, Morris Levy, and Johnny Roberts. It was first recorded in New York in 1956 by Barbie Gaye. A cover version, recorded eight years later by Jamaican teenager Millie Small, with very similar rhythm, became one of the top selling ska songs of all time.
The Archies are a garage band founded by Archie Andrews, Reggie Mantle, and Jughead Jones, a group of fictional adolescent characters of the Archie universe, in the context of the animated TV series, The Archie Show. The group is also known for their real world success, through a virtual band.
"Sugar, Sugar" is a pop song written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim. It reached number one in the US in 1969 and stayed there for four weeks.
Anne Lilia Berge Strand (born 21 November 1977), better known by her stage name Annie, is a Norwegian singer-songwriter and DJ. Annie began her recording career in 1999 with the underground hit single "The Greatest Hit" and gained international acclaim, particularly from music bloggers, for her debut album Anniemal (2004).
"Chewing Gum" is an electropop song written by Richard X and Hannah Robinson for Norwegian singer Annie's debut album Anniemal (2004). The song is based on metaphor which likens men to chewing gum.
The song was released as the album's lead single in August 2004. It received positive reviews from music critics. "Chewing Gum" was the album's most commercially successful single, reaching number eight on the Norwegian Singles Chart and number twenty-five on the UK Singles Chart.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, director, dancer, and entrepreneur. Born in Bay City, Michigan, she moved to New York City in 1977 to pursue a career in modern dance and performed in the music groups Breakfast Club and Emmy.
"Candy Shop" is from the album Hard Candy and is the eleventh studio album by Madonna, released on April 19, 2008, by Warner Bros. Records. It was her final studio album with the record company, marking the end of a 25 year recording history. Madonna started working on the album in 2007, and collaborated with Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Pharrell Williams and Nate "Danja" Hills. The album has an overall R&B vibe, while remaining a dance-pop record at its core. Pet Shop Boys were also asked to collaborate with Madonna on the album by Warner Bros. but the record company later changed their mind and withdrew their invitation.
Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968), often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian singer, recording artist, songwriter and actress. After beginning her career as a child actress on Australian television, she achieved recognition through her role in the television soap opera Neighbours, before commencing her career as a recording artist in 1987.
"Chocolate" is a song by Australian Kylie Minogue, taken from her ninth studio album Body Language (2003). The song was written by Karen Poole and Johnny Douglas, while production was handled by Douglas. Released on 28 June, 2004 by Parlophone and Mushroom, the song later appeared on her 2004 greatest compilation Ultimate Kylie. Before the commercial release of Minogue's version, "Chocolate" was originally a duet including a rap by Ludacris, however it wasn't released as the final mix.
"I'm A Gummy Bear (The Gummy Bear Song)" is a novelty dance song by Gummibär referring to a brand of candy, Gummi bear. It was written by German composer Christian Schneider and released by Gummybear International; the song received international and internet meme success, in part, due to its corresponding 30-second Hungarian video clip "Itt van a Gumimaci".

The song has since been released in at least twenty five languages and has virally spread worldwide with more than 1 billion plays of the corresponding videos on YouTube and MySpace. With the song ready-made for ringtone use, one critic commented "he's the ultimate cross-platform, cross-cultural phenomenon YouTube was designed to unleash." It is heard on his debut albumI Am Your Gummy Bear released in 2007.

Yes, I know, I'm totally incomplete with this list.

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