Year One album for sale by Golden Gate was released Aug 11, 2009 on the Now Sounds label. Billy Carlucci and Reid Whitelaw were a pair of New York-based songwriters who, after kicking around the business for several years, hit paydirt in 1968 when they wrote the tune "Goody Goody Gumdrops" for the 1910 Fruitgum Company. Year One songs It was the first of a string of pop songs the team would write for the Kasenetz-Katz bubblegum empire, and they formed a bubblegum act of their own, Marshmallow Way, who cut an album for United Artists.
Very good sunshine/bubblegum with brill building influence. To me a strong effort. Strong melodies and the horn arrangements are very tasteful. Very good effort.