John McLeod

John McLeod (songwriter)

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John McLeod (songwriter)

John McLeod is a songwriter and musician.


In the 1960s McLeod co-wrote songs with Tony Macaulay. They had major success with The Foundations, when they recorded "Baby Now That I've Found You", and it topped the UK Singles Chart in 1967, followed by Long John Baldry's "Let the Heartaches Begin"; Paper Dolls "Something Here In My Heart (Keeps A-Tellin Me No)" and Pickettywitch's "That Same Old Feeling".

The songs that McLeod wrote with Tony Macaulay are "Baby, Now That I've Found You" (The Foundations) 23 Sep 1967, "Let The Heartaches Begin" (Long John Baldry) 28 Oct 1967, "Back On My Feet Again" (The Foundations) 20 Jan 1968, "Something Here In My Heart" (Paper Dolls) 09 Mar 1968, "Mexico" (Long John Baldry) 12 Oct 1968, "In the Bad Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)" (Foundations), "That Same Old Feeling" (Pickettywitch) 21 Feb 1970, "It's Like A) Sad Old Kinda Movie" (Pickettywitch) 27 Jun 1970.[1]

He (John Mcleod) also co/wrote `Rag a bone Joe` for Pluto (1971)and signed them to his publishing Co. but has failed to pass on any royalties in almost 40 years.

External links

  • Tony Macaulay: official site
  • [John McLeod (songwriter) at All Music Guide Tony Macaulay songwriting credits] at Allmusic website


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