Show Your Hand (album)

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Show Your Hand
AverageWhiteBand ShowYourHand.jpg
Studio album by Average White Band
Released September 1973
Recorded R.G. Jones Studio, London
Genre Funk
Length 39:52
Label MCA
Producer Robin Turner, Average White Band
Average White Band chronology
Show Your Hand
(1973)
AWB
(1974)
Alternative cover
1975 re-issue cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (link) 3.5/5 stars
Allmusic (re-issue) (link) 4/5 stars

Show Your Hand is the first album by Scottish funk band Average White Band, released in 1973 by MCA Records. After the success of AWB, the album was re-issued in 1975 with a new title, Put It Where You Want It, a different opening track and new cover artwork. The re-issued version finally made it to the Billboard Top 200, peaking at #39.

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "The Jugglers" (Alan Gorrie) – 4:55
  2. "This World Has Music" (Bonnie Bramlett, Gorrie, Leon Ware) – 5:45
  3. "Twilight Zone" (Roger Ball, Gorrie) – 5:12
  4. "Put It Where You Want It" (Joe Sample, Gorrie, Layne) – 4:00

Side two

  1. "Show Your Hand" (Gorrie) – 3:40
  2. "Back in '67" (Ball, Gorrie, Robbie McIntosh) – 4:00
  3. "Reach Out" (AWB, Ball) – 4:00
  4. "T.L.C." (AWB, Gorrie) – 8:20


On the 1975 re-issue (Put It Where You Want It) "The Jugglers" is replaced by "How Can You Go Home" (AWB)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  • MCA 345 (Show Your Hand)
  • Show Your Hand at Allmusic.com
  • MCA 475 (Put It Where You Want It)
  • Put It Where You Want It at Allmusic.com