BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #355: “PICK UP THE PIECES”- AVERAGE WHITE BAND – FEBRUARY 22, 1975

Pick Up the Pieces (Average White Band song) - Wikipedia

Billboard #1 Hits: #355: “Pick Up The Pieces”- Average White Band. February 22, 1975. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: “Pick Up The Pieces”- Average White Band
  • Record Company- Atlantic
  • Genre: Jazz- Funk
  • Written by Roger Ball, Malcolm Duncan, Alan Gorrie, Onnie McIntyre, Hamish Stuart, Robbie McIntosh
  • Time: 3:02
  • B-side:”Work To Do”
  • Album- AWB
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

“Pick Up The Pieces” is an instrumental- with the shouting out of the songs time here and there throughout the song. Average White Band were a funk-R&B band from Scotland. This was their breakthrough first hit- they would have one more top 10 hit also in 1975 in “Cut The Cake.”

5 responses to “BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #355: “PICK UP THE PIECES”- AVERAGE WHITE BAND – FEBRUARY 22, 1975

  1. I had no idea that AWB were Scottish. These guys could jam! Love the hits they had on the radio. This was right around the time I started listening to FM radio (even tho AWB weren’t on it.)

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