1979 Average White Band – Feel No Fret

Feel No Fret is the seventh album by Scottish funk and R&B band Average White Band released in 1979 on the RCA label in the United Kingdom and the Atlantic label in the United States.
It reached No. 15 in the UK charts, with 15 weeks in total on the charts, and No. 32 in the US charts.

The album was rereleased in 1994 on the Atlantic & Atco, Rhino Entertainment Remasters Series as “Feel No Fret… and More,” containing 4 Bonus Tracks from the 1980 “Shine” sessions.


When Will You Be Mine (Average White Band) 04:21
2  Please Don’t Fall In Love (Alan Gorrie; Roger Ball) 03:43
Walk On By (Burt Bacharach; Hal David) 03:57
4  Feel No Fret (Average White Band) 06:23
5  Stop The Rain (Alan Gorrie; Hamish Stuart) 04:29
6  Atlantic Avenue (Average White Band) 03:11
7  Ace Of Hearts (Alan Gorrie; Hamish Stuart; Steve Ferrone) 03:51
8  Too Late To Cry (Hamish Stuart) 03:59
9  Fire Burning (Average White Band) 03:28


BassAlan Gorrie
DrumsSteve Ferrone
GuitarHamish Stuart
GuitarOnnie McIntyre
KeyboardsRoger Ball
SynthesizerRoger Ball
SaxRoger Ball
SaxMalcolm Duncan
PercussionSteve Ferrone
VocalsAlan Gorrie
VocalsOnnie McIntyre
VocalsHamish Stuart

Other Musicians

1 When Will You Be Mine

BassHamish Stuart
GuitarAlan Gorrie

2 Please Don’t Fall In Love

BassHamish Stuart
GuitarAlan Gorrie

3 Walk On By

BassHamish Stuart
GuitarAlan Gorrie

5 Stop The Rain

SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetRandy Brecker

6 Atlantic Avenue

BassHamish Stuart
GuitarAlan Gorrie
CuicaZeca Da Cuica
SurdoLuis Carlos Batera
PercussionAirto Moreira

8 Too Late To Cry

Background VocalsLuther Vandross

9 Fire Burning

SaxLew Del Gatto
SaxMichael Brecker
TrumpetRandy Brecker

Liner Notes

Producer – Average White Band, Gene Paul
Arranged By (Horn, Synthesizer) – Roger Ball (Track 7)
Arranged By (Strings) – Arif Mardin (Track 7)
Recorded By – Gene Paul
Engineer (Remix) – Gene Paul
Mastered By – George Piros
Recorded By (Assistant) – Benjamin Armbrister

Art Direction, Design – Dragan S. Stefanovich

Phonographic Copyright (p) Atlantic Recording Corporation
Copyright (c) Atlantic Recording Corporation
Recorded At Compass Point Studios
Mixed At Atlantic Studios
Mastered At Atlantic Studios
Pressed By Monarch Record Mfg. Co.