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Average White Band


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Birth Place: Dundee, Scotland
Years Active: 1972-1982, 1989-present
Genres: Blue-Eyed Soul, Funk, Soul, Disco

Average White Band is a Scottish funk and R&B band, who rose to the height of their success in the mid-1970s and early 1980s with a series of soul and disco hits. The band is best known for their hit song, “Pick Up the Pieces.” Average White Band was formed in 1972 when Alan Gorrie, Malcolm Duncan, Michael Rosen, Roger Ball, and Robbie McIntosh, all came together. Soon after formation, Hamish Stuart replaced Rosen. The band's breakthrough came with a supporting slot on Eric Clapton's comeback tour in 1973. After gaining exposure to a whole new fan base the band put out their debut album, “Show Your Hand.” The band relocated to Los Angeles, signed with Atlantic Records, and released t... Continue Bio >>


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