Food of the Eighties, Chu-Bops
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Record album shaped bubblegum packaged in full-color miniture LP sleeves popular at the time. Included lyrics to one of the album tracks so you could sing your favorite song while chewing a big wad of gum.
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tdwaller - May 04, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember these. My mom helped me collect most of the ones available. I remember having the Beatles, Genesis, Abba, as well as many others. I think they were around in the early 80's. I know we were collecting them when I was 5 so that had to be late 1980.
Bill - May 15, 2007 - Report this comment
Had em all. My Mom worked (still does) for the company that printed em. Still wish I had em,
K - May 22, 2007 - Report this comment
I came across these for the first time while surfing eBay. I now have collected the Beatles entire set and some others that have sentimental value. Pretty cool music memorabilia. The last one I'm looking for is Journey....
Jack - June 15, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember a classmate whose dad worked for the company that made those records. He brought a minirecord player that played those mini records to show-and-tell. It actually worked.
cammy - July 05, 2007 - Report this comment
I have some of these, but I chewed all the gum when I was 10 or 11. I also ordered the bigger Chu Bop Album that holds the collections. Have you ever seen one of these, I've never noticed anything about it on any websites.
L - April 15, 2008 - Report this comment
I also worked for AGI, and still have a nearly complete set of the Beatles Chu-Bops still shrink-wrapped with the bubble gum inside! It is missing #5, Meet the Beatles, and #B2 White Album is no longer shrink wrapped and I obviously chewed the gum as it is gone as well. All are in great shape! I am currently getting ready to move and need to let some stuff go, so if anyone wants to buy this lovingly preserved set please contact me at 520-661-4265.
Keith - May 17, 2008 - Report this comment
I collected the complete set - well just the albums the gum is missing in all of them. The only sets that are not in the larger LP is the rolling stones and The Beatles. To complete my collection, I was ordering directly from the company. I just remember toward the end that they were getting hard to purchase. It was such a great idea I couldn't understand why they would stop making them.
Natascha - July 14, 2008 - Report this comment
I was a child of the 80's but somehow missed this phenomenon. I was in a consignment store in Boulder, CO today and found 37 of the Chu-Bops album covers, including 14 of the 16 Beatles albums and 9 of the 11 rolling stones albums. Although the wrappers are no longer on and the gum is gone, I may have the "one" that you are looking for to complete your collection.
I love the 80's - August 17, 2009 - Report this comment
Omg I had so many of these.
Melissa - November 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Hi every one ! I am an avid (probably an obsetion) towards "chu-Bop Gums. If you are looking to BUY -SELL or trade go to my website by doing do a search for "Chu-Bops". I hope you can visit and fill in those "Bops" you are still mising from your own collection. Have a great day and drop on in at my website.
Missy Bops - February 13, 2010 - Report this comment
Greetings, I turned a hobby into a "small Business" and have one of the most informative Chu-Bops website on the Internet today. I buy sell or "Horse Trade" as applicable. If you want to BUY Chu-Bops or sell them this is a website that has everything you need to learn about Chu-Bops and find the "hard to get" Items. This site has it all. Visit Have fun and crank up your speakers as the site has music on it also ! "BOP-ON" !
Charlie - January 06, 2014 - Report this comment
Did they have Goodbye Horses?
Eugol Dlareg - November 25, 2014 - Report this comment
I remember those... I remember getting KISS Unmasked, and I think Dynasty
mellokitty1969 - May 05, 2015 - Report this comment
I had Blondie..mine was from late 70's!
LaSponge - December 07, 2017 - Report this comment
These were really more 1970's than 80'S right? Wasn't there a Fleetwood Mac "Rumours" one circa 1977? Dang wasn't that a great album?
Rob Lambert - December 07, 2017 - Report this comment
LaSponge: Chu-Bops began in 1977, continuing into the mid 1980s. Amurol Company of suburban Chicago manufactured these replica LP covers with bubble gum disc. The Fleetwood Mac Rumours cover may have been the only one. Several dozen, ranging from Elvis to Bowie, were reprinted. Also a hit in the UK, as many Brits are posting them on eBay. Occasionally, in Chicago, radio commercials aired on WLS (with John Landecker and Brant Miller) and WLUP (Jonathon Brandmeier, 1983-4).

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