Average White Band (Band)

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Average White Band
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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. The band name was initially proposed by Bonnie Bramlett. They have influenced others such as the Brand New Heavies, and been sampled by various musicians including the Beastie Boys, TLC, The Beatnuts, Too Short, Ice Cube, Eric B. & Rakim, Nas, and A Tribe Called Quest, as well as Arrested Development – making them the fifteenth most sampled act in history. As of 2012, forty years after their formation, they continue to perform. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 10 photos, 38 lists, 97 albums, 256 songs, 40 film credits, and key facts about Average White Band!

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Average White Band is a member of the following lists: 1970s music groups, 1980s music groups, 1990s music groups, 2000s music groups, Musical groups established in 1972, Musical groups established in 1971, British soul musical groups, British funk musical groups, Scottish musical groups and Blue-eyed soul music groups.

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256 Songs »
1 Work To Do 1974
2 School Boy Crush 1975
3 Person To Person 1974
4 Let's Go Round Again 1996
5 Got The Love 1974
6 A Love Of Your Own 1976
7 You Got It 1974
8 Queen Of My Soul 1976
9 Stop The Rain 2009
10 Nothing You Can Do 1974
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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