The Foundations

The Foundations were an English soul-rock band, active from 1967 to 1970. They scored transatlantic hits with the Stax/Motown-influenced singles “Baby Now That I’ve Found You” and “Build Me Up Buttercup.”

Members: Alan Warner (guitar, vocals), Tony Gomez (keyboards), Pat Burke (saxophone), Eric Allendale (trombone), Tim Harris (drums), Peter Macbeth (bass, 1967-69), Mike Elliott (saxophone, 1967-68), Clem Curtis (vocals, 1967-68), Colin Young (vocals, 1968-70), Steve Bingham (bass, 1969-70), Paul Lockey (bass, 1970)

The Foundations formed in Bayswater, London, in January 1967.


  • From the Foundations (1967)
  • Build Me Up Buttercup (1968)
  • Rocking the Foundations (live, 1968)
  • Digging the Foundations (1969)


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