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The All Night Workers - Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile album
  • Performer The All Night Workers
  • Title Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile
  • Date of release 1965
  • Country US
  • Style Soul, Psychedelic Rock
  • Other formats VOX DTS AUD VQF MOD AHX XM
  • Genre Rock / Soul
  • Size MP3 1142 mb
  • Size FLAC 1745 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 475

I didn’t want to put all my eggs in one basket. This idiom comes from an old proverb, most likely Spanish or Italian, and first found in print during the 17th century. It alludes to gathering all the eggs from your hens into one basket so that if you should drop the basket, you lose all your eggs. It appears in Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (1615). o withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action when there’s more reason to fear than to hope; ’tis the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket. Behold, the fool saith, ‘Put not all thy eggs in one basket’-which is but a manner of saying, ‘Scatter your money and your attention’; but the wise man saith, ‘Put all your eggs in the one basket and-WATCH THAT BASKET. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms.

Complete your The All Night Workers collection. Pickwick recruited Cale, along with select others, to form a touring band. Why Don't You Smile Now" co-written by Cale and Reed, and recorded under the name The All-Night Workers, first appeared as a single in early 1965. Reply Notify me Helpful.

Learn the meaning of 'put all your eggs in one basket' and other idioms with fun pictures and lots of example sentences. Athletes often put all of their eggs in one basket and when they get seriously injured their careers and lives are ruined. I was so sure that I'd get that job that I turned down two other employment offers. Of course my parents warned me not to put all of my eggs in one basket. Let’s diversity our stock investments-putting all our eggs in one basket is too risky.

Meaning: This is a piece of advice which means that one should not concentrate all efforts and resources in one area as one could lose everything. Example: Mr Tan’s financial adviser urged him to be careful and not put all his eggs in one basket by investing all his money on stocks. Did you know? This phrase was said to be first used in the novel Don Quixote, where it was written It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket.

A person should not put everything on a single venture. There are various other proverbs supporting the above statement such as: ’Venture not all in one bottom. Don’t pull all your eggs in one basket; means don’t risk everything all at once. If you keep all your egg in one basket, if the basket gets stolen or someone drop the basket then you end up losing all your eggs. But on the other hand if you had kept your eggs on several baskets and if one had been dropped by someone or got stolen  . ADVERTISEMENTS: Don’t attach all your hopes on one plan or person.

Don’t put all of your opportunities and chances into one thing. For example: Don’t apply to (just) one job because you may not get it. Apply to many jobs and then there will be more chance that you will succeed. So don’t put all your eggs in one basket means: spread out your choices; keep your options open; don’t rely only on one thing. This is a good recipe for life. Thank you. Etymology. This expression comes from the notion that if you gather all of the eggs that your chickens have laid into one basket (or container), and you drop it, you will break and therefore lose all your eggs

This doesn't have an origin but it does show that the phrase is very old. : PUT ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET - "To rely too much on one resource or one line of effort; to risk everything on a single venture. The same thought was embodied in a proverb now forgotten: 'Venture not all in one bottom. Giovanni Torriano, writing on popular phrases in 1666, used one expression to define the other: 'To put all ones Eggs in a Paniard, vi. to hazard all in one bottom. From From "The Dictionary of Cliches" by James Rogers (Ballantine Books, New York, 1985)

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket
Written-By – Billy Elmiger
2:25
B Why Don't You Smile
Written-By – Vance*, Cale*, Reed*, Philips*
2:30

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Pickwick International, Inc.
  • Published By – Barmour Music

Credits

  • Directed By – Jerry Vance
  • Producer – Lee Harridan

Notes

A product of Pickwick Int'l Inc. DJ Copy

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): PPO-1005-A-1 A 1 3-27-65 EK
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): PPO-1005-XB-1 A 1 3-27-65 EK

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS-1 The All Night Workers Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile ‎(7", Single) Round Sound RS-1 US 1965
RS-1 The All Night Workers Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile ‎(7", Single, Promo) Round Sound RS-1 US 1965

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket
Written-By – Billy Elmiger
2:25
B Why Don't You Smile
Written-By – Vance*, Cale*, Reed*, Philips*
2:30

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Pickwick International, Inc.
  • Published By – Barmour Music

Credits

  • Directed By – Jerry Vance
  • Producer – Lee Harridan

Notes

A product of Pickwick Int'l Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side): PPO-1005-A-1 A 1 3-27-65 EK
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side): PPO-1005-XB-1 A 1 3-27-65 EK

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RS-1 The All Night Workers Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile ‎(7", Single, Promo) Round Sound RS-1 US 1965
RS-1 The All Night Workers Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket / Why Don't You Smile ‎(7", Single, Promo) Round Sound RS-1 US 1965


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