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Profile and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, March 1975

AIN'T IT just like the February sunshine to play tricks with the mind? Here I am, sat aboard the Long Island Railroad Express, rattling out ...

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Above Average White Band

Profile and Interview by Andrew Tyler, Disc and Music Echo, July 1972

THIS PIECE, unless I serve a personal restraining order and keep my legs firmly crossed, is likely to develop into a hysterical citation of the ...

Average White Band

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, August 1973

AVERAGE WHITE BAND is rubbish!!! – they should be called Extraordinary White Band.Why? ...

Average White Band: Average White Band (MCA)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, October 1974

If it wasn’t apparent from its first album (on MCA), it is from the second: Scotland’s Average White Band is one of the best self-contained ...

The Spirit is High as The Average White Band Go Out to Haunt the Strip

Report and Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1975

Success to these guys means getting better, smoking Rothmans and a few extra patches on their denims. Barbara Charone reports from Los Angeles ...

Average White Band: Winterland, San Francisco

Live Review by Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, June 1975

THERE ARE THOSE who have had Average White Band pegged from the start as the best blue-eyed soul band since the Young Rascals, and these ...

Average White Band: Cut The Cake (Atlantic)

Review by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, July 1975

Hamish Stuart (guitar, vocals), Alan Gorrie (bass, vocals), Onnie Mclntyre (guitar), Roger Ball (keyboards, alto and baritone saxophones), Malcolm Duncan (tenor saxophone), Stephen Ferrone (drums, ...

Average White Band: Edinburgh, Scotland

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1976

"I'VE GOT an announcement to make," Alan Gorrie told a sold out Edinburgh audience the night after Scotland had beaten England. "If there's any dodgy ...

Average White Band: Young Rascals Searching For Your Soul

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1976

Barbara Charone talks to Scotland's most famous sons, the Average White Band'I'm sure people will put us down...I hope they don't put us down but ...

Average White Band, Kokomo: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, June 1976

THIS WAS one double bill I just had to see. I mean rock is so find these days and there are good concerts every week ...

The Average White Band: Person To Person

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1977

WELCOME BACK the musically credible and eminently excellent Average White Band with this defiant poke in the ear for all those people who seven months ...

AWB: Danger This Band Blows Superstars Off Stage

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1977

Chart toppers, gold and platinum discs, SRO crowds, the Average White Band are accepted by audiences on both sides of the Atlantic. And they've been ...

Ben E. King/Average White Band: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Cliff White, NME, July 1977

THIS ISN'T an original thought but it bears repeating: Ben E. King is an excellent singer, and highly individual with it – unmistakeable in a ...

Average White Band: AWB Aim To Spread Their Wings

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, August 1978

Having signed an international deal with RCA records, the band plan to take their music around the world ...

Picking Up The Pieces: Average White Band: Shine (RCA)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, May 1980

TWO OR THREE years ago, if the Average White Band had said, "Let's go round again", the vast majority of Britain's record-buying public would have ...

Average White Band: Aftershock

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1989

FROM CALEDONIA to California, the Average White Band pick up the pieces and bounce off the ceiling. ...

Unmasked: "Mick Tucker" and Other Rock Impostors

Report by Chris Charlesworth, Rock's Backpages, March 2002

I NEVER knew Mick Tucker, Sweet’s drummer, who died last week, but I once met a man who impersonated him, or at least pretended he ...

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