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 15th most sampled act in history. As of 2016, 40 years after their formation, they continue to perform. See for more.
Pick Up The Pieces – In Concert
I´m The One – In Concert
A Love Of Your Own – In Concert
Walk On By – In Concert
School boy crush – In Concert
Cut The Cake (live)
I Heard it Through The Grapevine (1979 Woodstock)