Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.3Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)SD 7308
1.3Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
  • US1988-09-07
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)19116-2
1.12Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White Band100 All Time Classic Dance Hits of the 1970sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Connoisseur CollectionDHOS CD100, MDHOS CD 100 3, MDHOS CD 100 4
1.14Pick Up the Pieces4:02Average White BandAtlantic Records: Hit Singles 1958–1977Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)7 81909-2
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandAnthems, Volume 4Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Street SoundsCDMUS 12
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandDance Classics, Volume 14Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint)01 4072 61
1.16Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandSounds of the Seventies: 1975Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special Products, Time-Life MusicOPCD-2595, SOD-08
1.13Pick Up The Pieces3:58Average White BandThose Funky '70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1990
Razor & TieA 22045
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:02Average White BandPickin’ Up the Pieces: The Best of Average White Band (1974–1980)Average White BandAlbum + Compilation
  • US1992-09-01
Rhino (reissue label)R2 71054
1.9Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandClassic Funk: Classic Funk Mastercuts, Volume 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
MastercutsCUTSCD 6
1.12Pick Up the Pieces4:01AWBIn Yo' Face! The History of Funk, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1993-09-21
Rhino (reissue label)R2 71432
1.15Pick up the Pieces3:58Average White BandThe Boyz Who Souled the WorldVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1994-02-01
The Hit Label
2.12Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandGood Times, Volume 3: 150 Minutes of Great Rock & Pop 1961–1990Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1994-09-15
Repertoire RecordsREP 4497-WG
1.17Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandJazz MoodsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations)TCD2722
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandLet's Go Round Again: The Best of the Average White BandAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
1.16Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandMega Dance ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint)018740.6
2.17Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandThe Ultimate Gold CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1994
2.4Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandThe Best Funk Album in the World... Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1995-02-01
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD44
3.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandDance ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL1995-02-28
Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint)01 9820 6
1.3Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
  • US1995-06-20
Rhino (reissue label)R2 71588
1.3Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
  • US1995-06-20
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)SD 7308
1.3Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
  • JP1995-09-06
Victor (Japanese “His Master’s Voice” imprint)VICP-2111
1.3Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
Mobile Fidelity Sound LabMFSL 1-245
1.18Pick Up the Peaces3:57Average White BandOn the Road AgainVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
The Ultimate Collection (UK compilations)ULTCD 004
3.14Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandStreet Jams: Back 2 the Old SkoolVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-02-16
Rhino (reissue label)R2 72487, R2 72488, R2 72489
1.18Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandDrive Time 4Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1996-08-12
Dino EntertainmentDINCD128
1.14Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandSwingers: Music From the Miramax Motion PictureVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US1996-10-22
Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group)MH-62091-2
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandAbove AverageAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)CCSCD 438
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White Band25 Years of Number 1 Hits, Volume 03: 1974/1975Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Connoisseur CollectionXONE CD 03
1.9Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandAudio’s Audiophile, Vol. 3: Blow UpVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Phono Music AudioCD 27000633 D
1.9Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandAudio’s Audiophile, Volume 3: Blow It Up (Gold-CD)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
BMG Ariola Special ProjectsCD 27000633 D
1.3Pick Up the Pieces3:55Average White BandAWBAverage White BandAlbum
Essential! Records (division of Castle Communications)ESM CD 439, GAS 0000439ESM
2.8Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandFerry Maat's Soulshow - 25th Anniversary Collection - The Seventies Part 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EVA (for use with NL/BE/FR releases only. see annotation)8542212
2.4Pick Up The Pieces3:58Average White BandGet FunkeyVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Control (German electronic)0041852 CON
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandParty Boom: Superstarke No. 1 HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
It’s Music22 810
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandPick Up the Pieces: The Ultimate CollectionAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
The Hit Record Co. Ltd (Bramley Arms, Freston Road, London. W10 6SP)ROJOC 1023
1.14Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandStreet Jams: Back 2 the Old Skool, Part ThreeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Rhino (reissue label)R2 72489
2.9Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandThe Best of Mastercuts: A Definitive Collection From the Mastercuts SeriesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin TV, MastercutsVTDCD 101
2.16Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandThe Sax AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.)535805-2
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandThe Very Best of the Average White BandAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
  • -1996
1.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandThe World of Disco FeverVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1996
ZYX MusicZYX 11036-2
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandPick Up the Pieces and Other HitsAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-06-10
1.7Pick Up the Pieces4:02AWBSports RockVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-06-10
Flashback Records (reissue label, subsidiary of Rhino)R2 72711
1.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandThe Very Best of Average White BandAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
  • -1997-11-10
Crimson ProductionsCRIMCD62
1.11Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandUltimate JazzfunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Beechwood MusicULTIMCD1
1.8Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandWe Got the FunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Crimson ProductionsCRIMIDCD28
1.2Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandPure FunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1998-05-05
PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.)314 558 299-2
1.14Pick Up the Pieces3:57Average White BandThe Best Disco Album in the World... Ever! 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1998-05-18
Virgin TVVTDCD191
2.19Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandStarsky & Hutch Presents: 70's FunksouljazzdiscoVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1998-09-07
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD205
2.1Pick Up the Pieces4:02Average White BandTwin Best '70s Hits Soul GraffitiVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • JP1998-12-02
Victor (Japanese “His Master’s Voice” imprint)VICP-41053, VICP-41054
1.7Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White Band12" Jazz Funk ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sequel RecordsNED CD 294
1.8Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandPure FunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Polymedia Music ServiceP2 58299
1.2Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandPure FunkVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.)P2 - 58299
2.12Pick Up The Pieces3:59Average White BandRöster i RadioVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
CupolCUP 492687 2
1.6Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandSoul Brother: 19 Classics from the 70'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Crimson ProductionsCRIMCD179
1.8Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandSoul WeekenderVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Crimson ProductionsCRIMCD131
2.12Pick Up The Pieces3:59Average White BandThe Best Funk Album in the WorldVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)7243 844255 2 4, VTDCD126
1.15Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandCool Vibes, Volume 3Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music MediaSMM 494409 2
4.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White Band20th Century Hits for a New MillenniumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-07-26
DiskyDB 850822
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandThat '70s Show Presents: That '70s Jammin' AlbumVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-09-29
Volcano Records (US label LC7925 - NOT the Japanese label of the same name)61422-31156-2
6.15Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandWow That Was the 70’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL1999-10-25
DiskyDB 249302
6.13Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandDisco Super StarsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyBX 857952, BX 857962, BX 857972, BX 857982, BX 857992, BX 858002, BX 858012, BX 858022
1.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandHot & FunkyVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)cdlic 156
2.6Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandSimply the Best 70s HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Gallo Record CompanyCDESP 034
1.5Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandStella Screen: SoundtracksVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations)SA470
1.12Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandEntertainment Weekly: Greatest Hits 1975Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2000-01-25
Buddha Records (1998–2002, formerly known as Buddah Records)
5.15Pick Up the Pieces4:03Average White BandThe Best Disco in TownVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL2000-05-25
DiskyDB 990632
5.15Pick Up the Pieces4:03Average White BandThe Best Disco in TownVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2000-07-10
2.14Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandFunkin' on the 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyBX 992202, BX 992212, BX 992222, BX 992232, BX 992242, DB 992192
5.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandGreatest Hits of Soul and R&BVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyDB 250402
2.11Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandGreatest Hits of the 70’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyBX 991472, BX 991482, BX 991492, BX 991502, BX 991512, BX 991522, BX 991532, BX 991542, DB 991552
1.8Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandMaximum Funk 12"Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyDC 994332
4.6Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandStep Back & BoogieVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
L&D RecordsLBSCD 024
1.17Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandThe Funky EndVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
UCJ (UK label of “Universal Classics & Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd.”)560415-2
2.12Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandAll Time Greatest Movie Songs 2001Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-04-16
Sony Music TV
2.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandI Love 70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-05-21
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD372
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:59The Average White BandFunk Sessions: 30 Chunks of the Fattest Funk CutsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-10-15
Sessions (sublabel of Union Square Music)SESHDCD202
2.6Pick Up The Pieces4:00Average White BandDisco GenerationVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NL2001-10-25
Disky
1.11Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandRoyal Funk, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • FR2001-10-29
Wagram Music (imprint/distributor)3072612
2.12Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandCruisin’Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Disky B.V.BX 648412
2.10Pick Up the Pieces3:57Average White BandDance Classics, Volume 13 & 14Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal TV (Netherlands & Belgium)560 334-2
4.7Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandOne‐Hit WondersVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyDB 610292
1.2Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandUndercover BrotherVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2002-05-21
Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group)
1.1Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandThe Best of Average White BandAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-11-18
1.6Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandAre You In? The Mitsubishi Mix, Volume IVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special ProductsOPCD 1973
6.13Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandDisco Super StarsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyCB 792282
6.13Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandDisco Super StarsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
DiskyBX 857952, BX 857962, BX 857972, BX 857982, BX 857992, BX 858002, BX 858012, BX 858022, SP 857942
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandGet Funky, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Special Products
1.6Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandThe Absolute Best R&B GroovesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Compass Productions (budget compilations)A 52386
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandThe EssentialsAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
Atlantic (Warner Music imprint)R2 76041
1.16Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandScotland Rocks!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-02-24
Virgin TV
2.16Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandFeelin’ GoodVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-07-28
UCJ (UK label of “Universal Classics & Jazz, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd.”)9809935
1.12Pick Up the Pieces3:57Average White BandJazz CafeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-07-28
Inspired RecordsINSPCD029
1.10Pick Up the Pieces3:58Average White BandFlares Feel Good Funk 'n' DiscoVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD 578
1.16Pick Up the Pieces3:59Average White BandSax and the CityVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Warner Strategic MarketingWSMCD131
1.1Pick Up the Pieces4:01Average White BandThe Ultimate CollectionAverage White BandAlbum + Compilation
3.8Pick Up the Pieces4:00Average White BandThe Very Best of 1970sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Sony Music Special Markets592 7262
Promotion
1.7Pick Up the Pieces4:02Average White BandClassic Cuts Presents: 70s Night: The Definitive DJ Collection: A to BVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)BX005
Bootleg
1.8Pick Up the Pieces3:57Average White BandHow Sweet Can You Get?Average White BandAlbum
(unknown)
1.3Pick Up The Pieces?:??Average White BandAverage White BandAverage White BandAlbum
RCA InternationalINTK 5049, NK 13049

Relationships

producer:Arif Mardin
horn arranger:Roger Ball
arranger:AWB
phonographic copyright by:Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (in 1974)
sampled by:Believe Dat (vocal version) by Gang Starr
mash-ups:Music Is Life, Don't You Think? by nakinyko
NO, Thank You! (Rejected Ideas Mashup) by nakinyko
Pwn Monkey (Jonathan Coulton vs. … Well, Everyone) by The Evolution Control Committee
recording of:Pick Up the Pieces

Pick Up the Pieces

writer:Roger Ball
Alan Gorrie
Malcolm Duncan
Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band)
Onnie McIntyre
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer)
publisher:Average Music
BMG Bumblebee
Bug Music Ltd.
Fairwood Music Ltd.