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William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got album mp3

  • Performer: William DeVaughn
  • Genre: Funk
  • Title: Be Thankful For What You Got
  • Released: 1974
  • Style: Soul, Funk
  • Country: US
  • MP3 version size: 1362 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1455 mb
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  • Rating: 4.7
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Description

Be Thankful for What You Got - Студийный альбом от William DeVaughn. В альбом вошло 17 треков.

Be Thankful for What You Got" is a soul song written and first performed by William DeVaughn.

Produced by John Davis. Album Be Thankful for What You Got. Be Thankful for What You Got Lyrics. It was ultimately a one-hit wonder for DeVaughn, who only recorded one album before losing interest in music and returning to his prior job as a draftsman. The song is often mistakenly attributed to Curtis Mayfield, owing to his vocal similarities with DeVaughn, but Mayfield never recorded the song. The song has been extensively sampled, referenced and covered since its release, particularly the famous lines that coined the term gangsta lean.

Be Thankful for What You Got is a studio album issued in 1974 by the soul singer William DeVaughn. It includes the best selling song also titled "Be Thankful for What You Got". All tracks written by William DeVaughn, except where noted. William DeVaughn - vocals, songwriting. Jerry Cohen - clavinet, piano. Norman Harris -guitar. Hugh McDonald - bass. Rusty Jackman - bass.

William DeVaughn, a native of Washington, . beat the odds when "Be Thankful for What You Got," scaled the charts and sold a million copies. You see, DeVaughn paid for the session. All artists who signed with Omega Productions paid to record. The title track, with its cool, shuffling beat and Biblical-influenced lyrics, was the summer jam of 1974.

12" Classics: William DeVaughn - EP. 1980. Be Thankful For What You Got. 1973. William Devaughn) - Single. William Devaughn EP. 2017. See All. Now That's What I'm Talking About.

Hold On to Love, 05:03. Figures Can't Calculate (The Love I Have for You), 03:49. Love Comes So Easy With You, 03:33. Never Found a Girl, 03:29. Be Thankful for What You've Got, 03:41.

Album by William DeVaughn. Give the Little Man a Great Big Hand. Blood Is Thicker than Water. Kiss and Make Up. You Gave Me a Brand New Start. Sing a Love Song. You Can Do It. Something's Being Done.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Give The Little Man A Great Big Hand
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – William DeVaughn
5:35
A2 We Are His Children
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
5:14
A3 Blood Is Thicker Than Water
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – Pal Rakes, Russ Faith
7:19
A4 Kiss And Make Up
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
2:48
B1 Be Thankful For What You Got
Arranged By [Arranging Assistance] – Allan FelderBass – Rusty Jackman*Drums – Earl YoungEngineer, Mixed By – Joe TarsiaGuitar – Bobby Eli, Norman HarrisWritten-By – William DeVaughn
7:12
B2 Sing A Love Song
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – Frank Fiorvanti*, William DeVaughn
3:26
B3 You Can Do It
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – William DeVaughn
3:38
B4 Something's Being Done
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
3:44

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Roxbury Records Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – Roxbury Records Corp.
  • Manufactured By – Chelsea Records Corp.
  • Distributed By – Chelsea Records Corp.
  • Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Veritible Recording
  • Mastered At – Kendun Recorders

Credits

  • Art Direction – Wes Farrell
  • Backing Vocals – Gwen Oliver, Nadine Felder
  • Coordinator – Lou Saft, Nate Chacker
  • Design – Big Cigar
  • Executive-Producer, Coordinator – Frank Fioravanti
  • Illustration – Richard Germinaro
  • Organ, Piano, Saxophone, Flute, Synthesizer – John Davis
  • Percussion – Larry Washington
  • Piano, Clavinet – Jerry Cohen
  • Producer, Arranged By, Conductor – John Davis
  • Strings, Horns – Don Renaldo
  • Vibraphone – Vince Montana*

Notes

Recorded at Sigma Sound Studios (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B2, B3)
Recorded by Veritible Recording (tracks: A2, A4, B4)

Cat.# variations:
RLX-100-DJ (label)
RLX 100 (front cover top right, back cover bottom right, spine)
RLX100 (front cover bottom left)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Label): RLX-100-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Label): RLX-100-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Runout): RLX-100-AS ∆19046 KENDUN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Runout): RLX-100-BS ∆19046-X KENDUN

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RLX 100 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album, Son) Roxbury Records RLX 100 US 1974
K-70024 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Yegrin Record Co K-70024 US 1974
ROX M 8100 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(8-Trk) Roxbury Records ROX M 8100 US Unknown
3106 102 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(Cass, Album) Chelsea Records 3106 102 UK 1974
RLX 100 William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album) Roxbury Records RLX 100 US 1974

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