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William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got Album

William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got Album Performer: William DeVaughn
Album: Be Thankful For What You Got
Country: US
Released: 1974
Style: Soul, Funk
Label: Roxbury Records
Genre: Funk
Catalog #: RLX-100-DJ, RLX 100, RLX100
Size FLAC: 1267 mb.
Size MP3: 1734 mb.
Rating: 4.4/5
Votes: 331
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo




Tracklist


1Sing A Love Song
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – Frank Fiorvanti, William DeVaughn
3:26
2Blood Is Thicker Than Water
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – Pal Rakes, Russ Faith
7:19
3You Can Do It
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – William DeVaughn
3:38
4Something's Being Done
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
3:44
5Be Thankful For What You Got
Arranged By [Arranging Assistance] – Allan FelderBass – Rusty JackmanDrums – Earl YoungEngineer, Mixed By – Joe TarsiaGuitar – Bobby Eli, Norman HarrisWritten-By – William DeVaughn
7:12
6Kiss And Make Up
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
2:48
7We Are His Children
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesMixed By – Doug FernWritten-By – William DeVaughn
5:14
8Give The Little Man A Great Big Hand
Bass – Hugh McDonaldDrums – Al PriceEngineer, Mixed By – Carl ParuoloGuitar – Pal RakesWritten-By – William DeVaughn
5:35


Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RLX 100William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album, Son)Roxbury RecordsRLX 100US1974
CHELV 1001William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album, RE)Start Records CHELV 1001UK1989
3106 102William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(Cass, Album)Chelsea Records3106 102UK1974
2306 002William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(LP, Album)Chelsea Records2306 002Germany1974
CECC 00382William DeVaughn Be Thankful For What You Got ‎(CD, Album, RE)CenturyCECC 00382Japan1992


Credits


  • Art DirectionWes Farrell
  • Backing VocalsGwen Oliver, Nadine Felder
  • CoordinatorLou Saft, Nate Chacker
  • DesignBig Cigar
  • Executive-Producer, CoordinatorFrank Fioravanti
  • IllustrationRichard Germinaro
  • Organ, Piano, Saxophone, Flute, SynthesizerJohn Davis
  • PercussionLarry Washington
  • Piano, ClavinetJerry Cohen
  • Producer, Arranged By, ConductorJohn Davis
  • Strings, HornsDon Renaldo
  • VibraphoneVince 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)


Barcodes


  • 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


Companies


  • 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


Video



Album


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