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A Whole New Thing (Billy Preston album)

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Released  14 July 1977
A Whole New Thing (1977)  Late At Night (1979)
Release date  14 July 1977
Label  A&M Records
Length  34:35
Artist  Billy Preston
Producer  Billy Preston
Genre  Soul music
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Recorded  10–31 January 1977 (at Kendun Recorders, Burbank) (and at Village Recorders, Westwood)
Billy Preston albums  Late at Night, It's My Pleasure, On the Air, Everybody Likes Some Kin, The Way I Am

Whole new thing

A Whole New Thing is the twelfth studio album by Billy Preston, released in 1977. This was Preston's final album with A&M Records.


Wide Stride was released as a single in 1977 and made #33 in the US R&B chart.

Track listing

  1. "A Whole New Thing" (Truman Thomas, Jeffery Bowen, James Ford)  – 3:35
  2. "Disco Dancin'" (Preston)  – 3:30
  3. "Complicated Sayings" (Preston, Robert "Inky" Incorvaia)  – 2:54
  4. "Attitudes" instrumental (Preston)  – 2:29
  5. "I'm Really Gonna Miss You" (Preston)  – 3:48
  6. "Wide Stride" instrumental (Preston)  – 3:15
  7. "You Got Me Buzzin'" (Preston, Robert "Inky" Incorvaia)  – 2:42
  8. "Sweet Marie" (Preston, Joe Greene)  – 3:40
  9. "Happy" instrumental (Preston)  – 2:20
  10. "Touch Me Love" (Preston, Jack Ackerman)  – 3:22
  11. "You Don't Have To Go" (Preston, Joe Greene)  – 3:00


  • Billy Preston: keyboards, guitars, bass, percussion and vocals.
  • Eugene Henderson: guitar
  • Tony Maiden: guitar
  • Michael McGloiry: guitar
  • Welton Gite: bass
  • Keni Burke: bass
  • Kenneth Moore: keyboards
  • Truman Thomas: keyboards
  • Manuel Kellough: drums
  • Ollie E. Brown: drums
  • Alvin Taylor: drums
  • Bobbye Hall: percussion
  • Angelo Richards: trumpet
  • Wynell Montgomery: sax
  • Charles Garnett: trumpet
  • Gloria Jones: backing vocals
  • Andre Crough: backing vocals
  • Frankie Spring: backing vocals
  • Clyde King: backing vocals
  • Joe Greene: backing vocals
  • Songs

    1Whole New Thing3:35
    2Disco Dancin'3:30
    3Complicated Sayings2:54


    A Whole New Thing (Billy Preston album) Wikipedia

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