William DeVaughn ‎– Be Thankful for What You Got (1974)

Be Thankful for What You Got is an album by American soul vocalist/songwriter William DeVaughn, released in 1974 on Roxbury.

A1. “Give the Little Man a Great Big Hand” (5:35)
A2. “We Are His Children” (5:14)
A3. “Blood Is Thicker Than Water” (7:19)
A4. “Kiss and Make Up” (2:48)
A5. “You Gave Me a Brand New Start” (2:43)*
B1. “Be Thankful for What You Got” (7:12)
B2. “Sing a Love Song” (3:26)
B3. “You Can Do It” (3:38)
B4. “Something’s Being Done” (3:44)

*Bonus on 1989 reissue.

William DeVaughn — vocals, writer
John Davis — organ, piano, saxophone, flute, synthesizer, producer, arranger, conductor
Jerry Cohen — Clavinet, piano
Larry Washington — percussion
Vince Montana — vibraphone
Don Renaldo — string arrangements, horn arrangements
Nadine Felder — background vocals
Gwen Oliver — background vocals
Frank Fioravanti — executive producer
Wes Farrell — art direction
Richard Germinaro — illustration
Pat Rakes — guitar, writer
Bobby Eli — guitar
Norman Harris — guitar
Hugh McDonald — bass
Rusty Jackman — bass
Al Price — drums
Earl Young — drums
Allan Felder — arranger
Carl Paruolo — engineer, mixing
Doug Fern — mixing
Joe Tarsia — engineer, mixing
Russ Faith — writer

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