In the Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)

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"Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)"
Single by The Foundations
from the album Digging The Foundations
B-side "Give Me Love"
Released 1969
Format 7"
Genre Pop
Label Pye, UK
Uni, US
Writer(s) Tony Macaulay, John McLeod
The Foundations singles chronology
"Build Me Up Buttercup"
1968
"In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)"
(1967)
"Born to Live, Born to Die"
(1968)

"In The Bad Bad Old Days" was a hit for The Foundations in 1969. It was the fourth hit single for the group. It was written by Tony Macaulay and John McLeod. It went to #8 in the UK Singles Chart.[1] It was also covered by Edison Lighthouse,[2] and appeared on Johnny Johnson and the Bandwagon's Soul Survivor album.[3]

Releases[edit]

  • The Foundations - "In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)" / "Give Me Love" - PYE 7N 17417 - 1968
  • The Foundations - "In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)" / "Give Me Love" - UNI 55117 - 1969
  • The Good Vibrations "In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)" / "Shake A Hand" - Ember 14 310 AT - 1969 [4]
  • Gumbo - "In The Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)" / "Let Me Tell Ya" - Bulldog Records BD 5 - 1975

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Complete Book of the British Charts: Singles and Albums - Neil Warwick, Jon Kutner, Tony Brown - Google Books". Books.google.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Discography". Ne.jp. 2003-10-14. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Johnny Johnson And His Bandwagon* - Soul Survivor (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  4. ^ Steffen Hung. "The Good Vibrations - In The Bad Bad Old Days". finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 2014-02-17.