The Foundations

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The Foundations were a British soul band, active from 1967 to 1970. The evolved out of a group called The Ramong Sound. They were an eight man multi-racial group made up of three white Londoners, four West Indians and a Sri Lankan. For approximately one and a half months Arthur Brown was in the group. They had a number 1 hit with their first release, "Baby, Now That I've Found You", They followed up with "Back On My Feet Again" which went to number 18 and "Any Old Time (You're Lonely Or Sad)" which got to number 48.

The original lead singer Clem Curtis and another member, tenor sax player Mike Elliott left in 1968. The Foundations had two more big hits with Curtis's replacement, lead singer Colin Young. "Build Me Up Buttercup" went number 2 in 1968 and In The Bad Bad Old Days" which went to number 8 in 1969. The group's last chart entry was with their own composition "Born To Live, Born To Die" which charted number 46.

The group disbanded towards the end of 1970. Since the 1970's Clem Curtis has continued to perform in a revived version of the group named Clem Curtis & The Foundations, and along with original guitarist Alan Warner (2) they have recorded new versions of The Foundations classic tracks. Meanwhile, Colin Young formed his own shortlived version of the group, New Foundations.
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The Foundations - From The Foundations album art The Foundations From The Foundations (Album) Pye Records, Pye Records New Zealand 1967 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup album art The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup (Album) UNI Records US 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Rocking The Foundations album art The Foundations Rocking The Foundations (Album) Pye Records South Africa 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Digging The Foundations album art The Foundations Digging The Foundations (Album) UNI Records Brazil 1969 Sell This Version
The Foundations - The Bermuda Jam / Around Grapefruit / Build Me Up Buttercup album art The Bermuda Jam / Grapefruit / The Foundations The Bermuda Jam / Grapefruit / The Foundations - The Bermuda Jam / Around Grapefruit / Build Me Up Buttercup(LP, Transcription) AFRTS US 1969 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Greatest Hits album art The Foundations Greatest Hits (Album) Tring International PLC UK & France 1996 Sell This Version
The Foundations - All The Hits album art The Foundations All The Hits (Comp, Album) Premium (3) UK 1997 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Soul Classics album art The Foundations Soul Classics(CD, Album) Not On Label (The Foundations Self-released) 2001 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

The Foundations - It's All Right album art The Foundations It's All Right (EP) Astor, Astor UK 1967 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Baby, Now That I've Found You album art The Foundations Baby, Now That I've Found You (Single) Pye Records UK 1967 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Baby, Now That I've Found You album art The Foundations Baby, Now That I've Found You(7", EP) Pye Records France 1967 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Baby, Now That I've Found You  album art The Foundations Baby, Now That I've Found You (7") Pye Records Italy 1967 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Back On My Feet Again album art The Foundations Back On My Feet Again (Single) UNI Records Australia 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Any Old Time You're Lonely And Sad album art The Foundations Any Old Time You're Lonely And Sad (Single) Pye Records Norway 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup album art The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup (Single) Pye Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Hazme Una Flor album art Los Foundations* Hazme Una Flor(7", EP) Pye Records Mexico 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Otra Vez De Pie / Jerking The Dog album art The Foundations Otra Vez De Pie / Jerking The Dog(7") Pye Records, Hispavox Spain 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Back On My feet Again album art The Foundations Back On My feet Again(7", Single, 4 P) Pye Records India 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Any Old Time You're Lonely And Sad album art The Foundations Any Old Time You're Lonely And Sad(7", EP) Pye Records Israel 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Habla Bien De Mi, Buttercup / Cuando Te Encuentres Solo album art The Foundations Habla Bien De Mi, Buttercup / Cuando Te Encuentres Solo(7", Single) Pye Records Spain 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - La, La, La / Come on Back To Me album art Trio Ternura, The Foundations Trio Ternura, The Foundations - La, La, La / Come on Back To Me(7") Musidisc, Musidisc, Pye Records Brazil 1968 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Baby, I Couldn't See / Penny Sir album art The Foundations Baby, I Couldn't See / Penny Sir (Single) Pye Records Scandinavia 1969 Sell This Version
The Foundations - My Little Chickadee album art The Foundations My Little Chickadee (Single) UNI Records US 1969 Sell This Version
The Foundations - Born To Live, Born To Die album art The Foundations Born To Live, Born To Die (Single) Pye Records Australia 1969 Sell This Version
The Foundations - In The Bad, Bad Old Days album art The Foundations In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Single) Pye Records South Africa 1969 Sell This Version

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choochyman

choochyman

July 8, 2017
Is that you Sir? If so that's very cool! Love your music!
LesHurdle

LesHurdle

September 4, 2010
The bass player on original Foundations recordings is Les Hurdle

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