SoulTracks Looks Back: Average White Band shows us "A Love of Your Own"

In the decade when funk music grew up, a number of self-contained bands made their mark on the music world, and none more than a seemingly out-of-place group of white guys from Scotland. With a self-deprecating group name, great guitar work and the tightest horn section this side of Tower of Power, the Average White Band stormed onto the U.S. charts in 1974... Read Full Biography

But for all their big funky hits, one of their most loved songs -- and one that has stood the test of time -- was a ballad: the very soulful "A Love of Your Own."  Check it out again below.

 

 

In the decade when funk music grew up, a number of self-contained bands made their mark on the music world, and none more than a seemingly out-of-place group of white guys from Scotland. With a self-deprecating group name, great guitar work and the tightest horn section this side of Tower of Power, the Average White Band stormed onto the U.S. charts in 1974... Read Full Biography

But for all their big funky hits, one of their most loved songs -- and one that has stood the test of time -- was a ballad: the very soulful "A Love of Your Own."  Check it out again below.

 

 

 

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