Average White Band

Classic Cuts

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Classic Cuts combines the tracks from Average White Band's underrated Arista album Shine, which featured "Catch Me (Before I Have to Testify)" and "Let's Go Round Again," with sizzling live renditions of their greatest hits, including a smoldering "Cloudy" and good-as-the-studio versions of "Cut the Cake," "Pick Up the Pieces," and "Schoolboy Crush," capped by a rousing finale of Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong's "I Heard it Through the Grapevine." There's nothing bagpipe-ish about these Scots.

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