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.”