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William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got album mp3

William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got album mp3

Performer: William DeVaughn
Title: Be Thankful For What You Got
Released: 1974
Country: US
Style: Soul
Category: Soul, Funk
Album rating: 4.6
Votes: 897
Size MP3: 1625 mb
Size FLAC: 1706 mb
Size WMA: 1395 mb
Other formats: DXD AIFF DTS FLAC ASF WAV MP4

Tracklist

A Be Thankful For What You Got (Part 1) 3:25
B Be Thankful For What You Got (Part 2) 3:25

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Coral Rock Music Corp.
  • Published By – Melomega Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Roxbury Records
  • Copyright (c) – Roxbury Records
  • Produced For – Omega Sound
  • Manufactured By – RCA Records
  • Distributed By – RCA Records
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Hollywood

Credits

  • Producer – Frank Fioravanti
  • Producer, Arranged By – John Davis
  • Written-By – William DeVaughn

Notes

RCA Hollywood pressing variant, with label typesetting and layout differences from Indianapolis pressing including:
- Label fonts consist of Linotype Helvetica with Medium, as opposed to IBM Selectric Composer fonts Univers Light with Bold and Classified News
- Producer credit at left on four lines, with Frank Fioravanti's name on one line
- Space between matrix number and music publisher at right, and between rights society and running time
- At bottom, arranged thus: Artist name, arranger credit, song title (divided into two lines), songwriter credit and (in very small print, all caps and on one line) phonographic copyright ℗ notice

℗ 1974 Roxbury Records Corp.
© 1973 Roxbury Records Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side label): BRB0-0236A
  • Matrix / Runout (A side deadwax): BRB0·023.6A-2(scribed) KENDUN(stamped)-A(scribed)
  • Matrix / Runout (B side label): BRB0-0236B
  • Matrix / Runout (B side deadwax): BRB0·0236B-1(scribed) KENDUN(stamped)-A(scribed)
  • Other (Stamped onto deadwax on both sides): H
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DJH0-0236 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(7", Mono, Promo) Roxbury Records DJH0-0236 US 1974
20 05 002 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(7", Single) Polydor 20 05 002 Spain 1974
BRBO-0236 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(7", Single) Polydor BRBO-0236 Jamaica 1974
PRS 101 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You've Got ‎(7", Single) TEC Records PRS 101 US 1981
2005 002 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(7", Single) Chelsea Records 2005 002 Belgium 1974


Be Thankful for What You Got" is a soul song written and first performed by William DeVaughn.

Produced by John Davis. Album Be Thankful for What You Got. Be Thankful for What You Got Lyrics. It was ultimately a one-hit wonder for DeVaughn, who only recorded one album before losing interest in music and returning to his prior job as a draftsman. The song is often mistakenly attributed to Curtis Mayfield, owing to his vocal similarities with DeVaughn, but Mayfield never recorded the song. The song has been extensively sampled, referenced and covered since its release, particularly the famous lines that coined the term gangsta lean.

Be Thankful for What You Got (album). Be Thankful for What You Got is a studio album issued in 1974 by the soul singer William DeVaughn. It includes the best selling song also titled "Be Thankful for What You Got". All tracks written by William DeVaughn, except where noted. William DeVaughn - vocals, songwriting. Jerry Cohen - clavinet, piano. Norman Harris -guitar.

Complete your William DeVaughn collection. RLX 100. William DeVaughn. Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album, Son).

Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac Gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back You may not have a car at all But just remember brothers and sisters You can still stand tall Just be thankful for what you've got Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene With . You may not have a car at all But just remember brothers and sisters You can still stand tall Just be thankful for what you've got Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene With a gangster lean ooh ooh ooh Though you may not drive a great big Cadillac Gangster whitewalls tv antenna in the back You may not have. a car at all But just remember brothers and sisters You can still stand tall Just be thankful for what you've got Diamonds in the back, sunroof top, digging the scene With a gangster lean With a gangster lean With a gangster lean.

William DeVaughn, a native of Washington, . beat the odds when "Be Thankful for What You Got," scaled the charts and sold a million copies. You see, DeVaughn paid for the session. All artists who signed with Omega Productions paid to record. The title track, with its cool, shuffling beat and Biblical-influenced lyrics, was the summer jam of 1974.

Give the Little Man a Great Big Hand, 05:41. We Are His Children, 05:18. Blood Is Thicker Than Water, 07:24. Kiss & Make Up, 02:53. Be Thanksful For What You Got, 07:13. Sing a Love Song, 03:27. You Can Do It, 03:40. Something's Being Done, 03:45.

12" Classics: William DeVaughn - EP. 1980. Be Thankful For What You Got. 1973. William Devaughn) - Single. William Devaughn EP. 2017. See All. Now That's What I'm Talking About.

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