Be Thankful for What You Got" is a soul song written and first performed by William DeVaughn.
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. Is William DeVaughn or Curtis Mayfield the original performer of this song? William DeVaughn is the original writer and singer of Be Thankful for What You Got. Curtis Mayfield, in fact, never recorded the song. Be Thankful For What You've Got by Massive Attack. Be Thankful for What You Got William DeVaughn. 1. Give the Little Man a Great Big Hand.
Features Song Lyrics for William DeVaughn's Be Thankful for What You Got album. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). William DeVaughn - Be Thankful for What You Got Album Lyrics. Be Thankful for What You Got (Pt. 1 & Pt. 2) Lyrics.
Musician: Ronnie Baker Album: Be thankful for what you've got Released in: 1974 Label: Roxbury Records Length: 7:04 Info: More Ronnie Baker. william de vaughn- be thankful for what you got (original).
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Album: 12" Classics: William DeVaughn - EP, 1980. Has been played on. United States 56. Worlds Famous Supreme Team Show. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations.
Be Thankful for What You Got (album). Redirected from Be Thankful for What You Got (William DeVaughn album)). 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.
Album: Greatest Hits of Soul and R&B Vol. 1 (2000). Artist: William DeVaughn. Genre: Rnb. Collection: Anthology of the best songs of the 70s. Money online! Converting/Cutting. We have song's lyrics, which you can find out below. Org W William DeVaughn.
|A||Be Thankful For What You've Got (New Version)||3:44|
|B||Be Thankful For What You've Got (Long Version - Disco Version)||6:55|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – TEC Records Inc.
- Executive-Producer – Frank Fioravanti
- Producer – Frank Fioravanti, Lou DeLise, Pal Rakes
- Written-By – W. DeVaughn*
Made in Germany
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society: GEMA
- Label Code: LC 0542
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A [stamped]): 64221-A1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout B [stamped]): 64221-B1
|1C 052-64 221 YZ||William DeVaughn||Be Thankful For What You've Got (12", Maxi)||EMI, EMI Electrola||1C 052-64 221 YZ||Germany||1980|
|TEC 770||William DeVaughn||Be Thankful For What You Got (7", Promo)||TEC Records||TEC 770||US||1980|
|1C 006-64 221||William DeVaughn||Be Thankful For What You've Got (7", Single, Promo)||EMI, EMI Electrola||1C 006-64 221||Germany||1980|
|TEC 770||William DeVaughn||Be Thankful For What You Got / You Send Me (7")||TEC Records||TEC 770||US||1980|