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Billy Preston - The Way I Am


Billy Preston


The Way I Am


Funk / Soul

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1439 mb

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1872 mb

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4.6 ✱

Label: Motown ‎– 260 15 013
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Germany
Date of released: 1981
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Funk
Billy Preston - The Way I Am

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A1 Hope
Producer – Paul JabaraProducer, Arranged By – Bob EstyWritten-By – Bob Esty, Paul Jabara
A2 Good Life Boogie
Arranged By – David BlumbergCo-producer [Associate Producer] – Arthur G. Wright*, Hal Davis, Russ TerranaProducer – Billy PrestonWritten-By – Billy Preston
A3 Keep On Truckin'
Producer – Hal DavisProducer, Arranged By – Arthur G. Wright*Written-By – Anita Poree, Frank Wilson, Leonard Caston
A4 A Change Is Gonna Come
Producer – Billy PrestonProducer, Arranged By – Marty PaichWritten-By – Sam Cooke
B1 Lay Your Feelings On Me
Arranged By – Gene PageCo-producer – Suzee IkedaProducer – Berry GordyWritten-By – Helen Lewis, Kay Lewis
B2 I Won't Mistreat Your Love
Arranged By – David BlumbergCo-producer [Associate Producer] – Arthur G. Wright*, Hal Davis, Russ TerranaSoloist, Alto Saxophone – Herman RileyWritten-By – Billy Preston, Bruce Fischer*
B3 Baby I'm Yours
Arranged By – David BlumbergProducer – Billy Preston, David ShireWritten-By – Van McCoy
B4 Until Then
Co-producer [Associate Producer] – Russ TerranaProducer, Arranged By – Billy PrestonWritten-By – Billy Preston, Jesse Kirkland, Joe Greene
B5 The Way I Am
Producer – Billy Preston, David PaichProducer, Arranged By – Marty PaichWritten-By – David Paich


  • Backing Vocals – Billy Preston, Jesse Kirkland, Joe Greene, Julia Waters Tillman*, Luther Waters, Maxine Waters Willard*, Michael Reed*, Mona Lisa Young, Oma Drake, Oren Waters, Stephanie Spruill, Syreeta, Terry Young
  • Bass – Abe Laboriel*, David Hungate, Eddie Watkins*, "Ready" Freddie Washington*, Leslie Hurdle*, Marvin Charlot, Nathan East, Nathan LaMar Watts*, Reggie McBride
  • Drums – James Gadson, Jeff Porcaro, Ollie E. Brown*, Rick Schlosser*
  • Engineer – Allen Sides, Guy Costa, Jane Clark, Joe Robb, Kevin T. Wright*, Russ Terrana
  • Executive-Producer – Suzanne De Passe Le Mat, Tony Jones*
  • Guitar – Arthur G. Wright*, Charles Fearing, David T. Walker, Greg Poree, Marlo Henderson, Melvin "Wah Wah" Ragin*, Paul M. Jackson, Jr.*, Red Rhodes, Steve Lukather, Trevor Veitch
  • Keyboards – Billy Preston, David Paich, David Shire, Mike Lang, Reginald "Sonny" Burke*, William Bryant II*
  • Management [Project Manager] – Suzanne Coston
  • Mastered By – John Matousek, Russ Terrana
  • Other [Makeup] – Wayne Masserelli
  • Other [Stylist] – Suzi Biles
  • Percussion – Gary Coleman, Joe Clayton, Melvin Webb, Paulinho DaCosta*
  • Photography By – Harry Langdon
  • Synthesizer – Billy Preston, David Budimir*


℗ 1981, © 1981 Motown Record Corporation
Manufactured and distributed by Bellaphon Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0881

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
M8-941 M1, 542003 Billy Preston The Way I Am ‎(LP, Album) Motown, Vogue M8-941 M1, 542003 France 1981
M8-941M1 Billy Preston The Way I Am ‎(LP, Album) Motown M8-941M1 US 1981
MOW 27 Billy Preston The Way I Am ‎(LP, Album) Motown MOW 27 Mexico 1981
2-47.116 Billy Preston The Way I Am ‎(LP, Album) Motown, Belter 2-47.116 Spain 1981
IM-46045 Billy Preston The Way I Am ‎(LP) Motown IM-46045 Portugal 1981


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