1975 Average White Band – Cut The Cake (US:#10 UK:#31)

“Cut the Cake” is a song written and performed by Average White Band. It reached #7 on the U.S. R&B chart, #10 on the U.S. pop chart, #13 on the U.S. dance chart, #11 in Canada, and #31 on the UK Singles Chart in 1975. It was featured on their 1975 album Cut the Cake.

The song was arranged by Roger Ball and produced by Arif Mardin.

The song nominated for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals at the 1976 Grammy Awards, but it lost to “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire.

The song ranked #70 on Billboard magazine’s Top 100 singles of 1975[4] and #151 on the Canadian year-end chart

Average White Band re-released the song in 1986 where it reached #34 on the U.S. R&B chart and #45 on the UK Singles Chart.




BassHamish Stuart
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarOnnie McIntyre
GuitarAlan Gorrie
KeyboardsRoger Ball
SynthesizerRoger Ball
SaxRoger Ball
SaxMalcolm Duncan
PercussionSteve Ferrone
VocalsAlan Gorrie
VocalsHamish Stuart

Produced By

Arif Mardin


Average White Band
Robbie McIntosh