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Average White Band - AWB album flac Performer: Average White Band
Title: AWB
Style: Funk
Released: 1974
Country: US
MP3 album: 1767 mb
FLAC album: 1814 mb
Rating: 4.6
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Genre: Funk and Soul

AWB is the second studio album by the Scottish funk and soul band Average White Band, released in August 1974. AWB topped Billboard's Pop Albums and Black Albums charts.

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.

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Average White Band’s AWB. Posted on 23rd March 2016. We were in the process of making that second album for our first label, MCA. Went to their office in Los Angeles and they turned us down, turned the record down and almost turfed us out. We then played those same tapes to Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler and he signed us up on the spot. We then went on to remake the album for Atlantic and Pick Up The Pieces became the big, worldwide, hit, said band member, singer/bassist, Alan Gorrie. And how MCA must have been kicking themselves. Atlantic was, at the time, a major force in soul, R&B and funk but the Average White Band fitted in perfectly. Which was interesting because just about everyone on that label and everyone who heard their major hit, Pick Up The Pieces, were convinced that the band was black. Not so, this was a white ban. rom Scotland, of all places.

The Average White Band is (L-R). Cliff Lyons - Alto sax, keyboards, vocals. Rob Aries - Keyboard, bass. 1989 AWB reforms with original members Gorrie, McIntyre and Ball, and are joined by t Eliot Lewis to record Aftershock, a new studio album with guest appearances by Chaka Kahn, Ronnie Laws and Alex Ligertwood. 1997 Studio album Soul Tattoo, released with Pete Abbott on drums. Roger Ball leaves the band and recommends sax man, Fred ‘Freddy V’ Vigdor. 1998 Live album, Face To Face recorded at the Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, showcasing new AWB members. The band is now touring extensively. 2002 AWB releases Tonight live concert DVD.

Redirected from The Average White Band). 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

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 You Got It
Bass – Hamish StuartGuitar – Alan GorrieWritten-By – A. Gorrie*, H. Stuart*, R. Ball*
3:38
A2 Got The Love
Written-By – H. Stuart*, R. McIntosh*, R. Ball*
3:52
A3 Pick Up The Pieces
Written-By – AWB*, H. Stuart*, R. Ball*
3:58
A4 Person To Person
Written-By – A. Gorrie*, AWB*, H. Stuart*
3:38
A5 Work To Do
Written-By – O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R. Isley*
4:21
B1 Nothing You Can Do
Written-By – A. Gorrie*, H. Stuart*, R. Ball*
4:06
B2 Just Wanna Love You Tonight
Mellotron – Ken BichelWritten-By – A. Gorrie*, R. Ball*
3:57
B3 Keepin' It To Myself
Written-By – A. Gorrie*
3:52
B4 I Just Can't Give You Up
Written-By – H. Stuart*
3:24
B5 There's Always Someone Waiting
Written-By – A. Gorrie*
5:38

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Criteria Recording Studios
  • Distributed By – Phonogram

Credits

  • Arranged By – AWB*
  • Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
  • Backing Vocals – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1), Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
  • Backing Vocals, Guitar – Onnie McIntyre
  • Bass – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1)
  • Congas, Percussion [Additional] – Ralph MacDonald
  • Design, Photography By – Barry Feinstein
  • Design, Photography By [For] – Camouflage Productions
  • Drums, Percussion – Robbie McIntosh
  • Engineer – Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson, Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein
  • Engineer [Additional Recording] – Bobby Warner, Jimmy Douglass
  • Engineer [Re-mixed By] – Arif Mardin, Gene Paul
  • Guitar [Solo] – Hamish Stuart (tracks: B1, B4), Onnie McIntyre (tracks: A5)
  • Illustration [Front Cover] – Tim Bruckner
  • Keyboards, Saxophone [Alto, Baritone], Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
  • Lead Guitar – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
  • Lead Vocals – Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4)
  • Lead Vocals, Design [Logo Concept] – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1, A5 to B3, B5)
  • Mastered By – Dennis King
  • Producer – Arif Mardin
  • Tenor Saxophone – Malcolm (Molly) Duncan*, Michael Brecker
  • Trombone – Glenn Ferris
  • Trumpet – Marvin Stamm, Mel Davis, Randy Brecker

Notes

Made in Greece.
Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, New York, and at Criteria Sound Studios, Miami, Florida.
Labels have catalogue number 2400 252 while back sleeve has 2400252.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Other (On Labels): A/A 3127

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, PR) Atlantic SD 7308 US 1974
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, RI) Atlantic SD 7308 US 1974
ATC9554 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic ATC9554 South Africa 1974
ATL 50 058 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Atlantic ATL 50 058 Germany 1974
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 7308 Canada 1974

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 You Got It 3:38
A2 Got The Love 3:52
A3 Pick Up The Pieces 3:58
A4 Person To Person 3:38
A5 Work To Do
Guitar [Solo] – Onnie McIntyre
4:21
B1 Nothing You Can Do
Guitar [Solo] – Hamish Stuart
4:06
B2 Just Wanna Love You Tonight 3:57
B3 Keepin' It To Myself 3:52
B4 I Just Can't Give You Up
Guitar [Solo] – Hamish Stuart
3:24
B5 There's Always Someone Waiting 5:38

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Roger Ball
  • Arranged By – AWB*
  • Arranged By [Horns] – Roger Ball
  • Backing Vocals – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre
  • Bass – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart (tracks: A1)
  • Congas – Ralph MacDonald
  • Drums – Robbie McIntosh
  • Engineer – Gene Paul, Howard Albert, Karl Richardson, Lew Hahn, Ron Albert, Steve Klein
  • Engineer [Additional Recording] – Bobby Warner, Jimmy Douglass
  • Guitar – Alan Gorrie (tracks: A1), Onnie McIntyre
  • Keyboards – Roger Ball
  • Lead Guitar – Hamish Stuart
  • Lead Vocals – Alan Gorrie, Hamish Stuart
  • Mastered By – Dennis King
  • Mellotron – Ken Bichel (tracks: B2)
  • Mixed By – Arif Mardin, Gene Paul
  • Percussion – Robbie McIntosh
  • Percussion [Additional] – Ralph MacDonald
  • Producer – Arif Mardin
  • Tenor Saxophone – Malcolm (Molly) Duncan*, Michael Brecker
  • Trombone – Glenn Ferris
  • Trumpet – Marvin Stamm, Mel Davis, Randy Brecker

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: SACEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, PR) Atlantic SD 7308 US 1974
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, RI) Atlantic SD 7308 US 1974
ATC9554 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic ATC9554 South Africa 1974
ATL 50 058 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Atlantic ATL 50 058 Germany 1974
SD 7308 Average White Band AWB ‎(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 7308 Canada 1974