The Average White Band (also AWB) are a Scottish funk and R&B band that had a series of soul and disco hits between 1974 and 1980. They are best known for their million-selling instrumental track "Pick Up the Pieces", and their albums AWB and Cut the Cake
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But it wasn't until they reached the US and were signed to Atlantic Records that the Average White Band really took off (Jerry Wexler signed them on the spot, after they hit him at home on one of his parties, where they played him the basic tracks for what would become the White Album: "AWB"). Arif Mardin became their producer and together they couldn't do wrong. All of their seventies albums reached gold or even platinum status and hits such as the timeless "Pick Up The Pieces" and "Cut The Cake" were number 1 hits on the .
Average White Band - AWB (2003) EAC Rip FLAC (Tracks) +CUE, LOG 616 MB Covers Included Genre: Blue-eyed soul, Funk, Disco Label: Columbia Catalog Number: 513413 2 After debuting with 1973's excellent but neglected Show Your Hand (later reissued as Put It Where You Want It), the Average White Band switched from MCA to Atlantic and hit big with this self-titled gem. Upon first hearing gutsy, Tower of Power-influenced funk like "Person to Person" and the instrumental "Pick Up the Pieces" (a number one R&B hit), many soul fans were shocked to learn that. This album is full of treasures that weren't big hits but should have been – including the addictive "You Got It," the ominous "There's Always Someone Waiting," and a gutsy remake of the Isley Brothers' "Work to D.
Complete Album stats. Last updated: 24 May 2019, 04:14 Etc/UTC. Average White Band Jazz Cafe, London - May 19, 2003 May 19 2003. Average White Band Great Valley High School, Malvern, PA - Oct 10, 2003 Oct 10 2003.
Love Your Life" (Average White Band, Gorrie, Stuart) - 4:49. I'm the One" (Average White Band, Ball, Gorrie, Stuart) - 4:18. A Love of Your Own" (Stuart, Ned Doheny) - 5:28. Queen of My Soul" (Stuart) - 6:05. Goin' Home" (Ball, Average White Band, Gorrie, Stuart) - 4:36. Everybody's Darling" (Ball, Stuart) - 3:31. Would You Stay" (Ball, Stuart) - 5:33. Sunny Days" (Ferrone, Stuart, Gorrie) - 3:14 . Living in Colour (2003). Pick Up the Pieces" (1974).
Upon first hearing gutsy, Tower of Power-influenced funk like "Person to Person" and the instrumental "Pick Up the Pieces" (a number one R&B hit), many soul fans were shocked to learn that not only were the bandmembers white - they were whites from Scotland. Like Teena Marie five years later, AWB embraced soul and funk with so much conviction that it was clear this was anything but an "average" white band.