|1||Pick Up The Pieces|
Written-By – AWB, H. Stuart, R. Ball
|2||Cut The Cake|
Written-By – Gorrie, White, McIntosh
|ATL 10 647||Average White Band||Pick Up The Pieces / Cut The Cake (7")||Atlantic||ATL 10 647||Germany||1978|
|GOLD.514||Average White Band||Pick Up The Pieces / Cut The Cake (Acetate, 7")||Not On Label||GOLD.514||UK||1981|
|GOLD 514, XB 9745||Average White Band||Pick Up The Pieces / Cut The Cake (7")||Golden Grooves, RCA||GOLD 514, XB 9745||UK||1981|
Published by AWB Music BMI admin. by Cotillion Music.
℗ 1975 Atlantic Recording.
Pick Up the Pieces is a 1974 song by the Average White Band from their second album, AWB. It is essentially an instrumental, apart from the song's title being shouted at several points in the song. Cut the Cake. Другие версии. Pick Up The PiecesLive. Average White Band. CUT THE CAKE, AVERAGE WHITE BAND - Продолжительность: 4:19 Sun. Average White Band - Walk On By - Average White Band formed in 1972 and released their first album, Show Your Hand, the following year. After it failed to break through, the group shortened its name to AWB and released a self-titled album in 1974. This song from that album not only broke through, but became a surprise 1 hit in the US, catapulting AWB to stardom almost overnight. Later in 1974, drummer and founding member Robbie McIntosh died of a drug overdose at a Hollywood party. Dave from Cardiff, WalesThe Average White Band had three big hits in the UK - Pick Up The Pieces, Cut The Cake and Let's Go Round Again. La La Brooks of The CrystalsSong Writing. All of the essential hits - everything from the sweaty funk of Cut the Cake, Pick Up the Pieces, and School Boy Crush to the unapologetically romantic If I Ever Lose This Heaven - are included. Though most of the selections were recorded when AWB was still very much in its prime, a few were made after the Scottish band had peaked. Watch the video for Pick Up the Pieces from Average White Band's AWB for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. From The Album. Play album. Average White Band or AWB is a Scottish funk and R&B band formed in London in early 1972 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. Альбом 1996 1 песня. Average White Band Pick Up The Pieces. HIT 1: February 22, 1975. STAYED AT 1: 1 week. Everything about Pick Up The Pieces is fully improbable, and yet sometimes those pieces fall into place. The members of Average White Band were all Scottish musicians living in London, scraping by. They all knew each other a little bit, and many of them had made livings as session musicians. Two of them played on Chuck Berrys My Ding-A-Ling. Their first album, 1973s Show Your Hand, went nowhere. But they they signed with Atlantic, then still primarily a soul label, and went to work with the legendary Turkish-born producer Arif Mardin, who knew what to do with them. Pick Up the Pieces 4:00. Cut the Cake 4:02. Let's Go Round Again 4:55. A Love of Your Own 5:31. I love Average White Band's song, Pick Up the Pieces, but discovered the rest of the 2 CD collection was a bit too dated. If you like 70s music, perhaps you'll enjoy the entire collection. Read more. The version of pick up the pieces used on the album is obviously a re recorded one and it sucks big time Shame on the record company for this diabolical compilation Read more. To favorites 0 Download album. Listen album. Disco Funk, Soul. Average White Band - Cut The Cake