A Whole New Thing (Billy Preston album)

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A Whole New Thing
A Whole New Thing.jpg
Studio album by Billy Preston
Released 14 July 1977
Recorded 10–31 January 1977 (at Kendun Recorders, Burbank)
(and at Village Recorders, Westwood)
Genre Soul
Length 34:35
Label A&M
Producer Billy Preston and Truman Thomas
Billy Preston chronology
Billy Preston
(1976)Billy Preston1976
A Whole New Thing
Late At Night
(1979)Late At Night1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

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[edit]

Side One

  1. "A Whole New Thing" (Truman Thomas, Jeffrey 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

Side Two

  1. "Wide Stride" instrumental (Preston)  – 3:15
  2. "You Got Me Buzzin'" (Preston, Robert "Inky" Incorvaia)  – 2:42
  3. "Sweet Marie" (Preston, Joe Greene)  – 3:40
  4. "Happy" instrumental (Preston)  – 2:20
  5. "Touch Me Love" (Preston, Jack Ackerman)  – 3:22
  6. "You Don't Have To Go" (Preston, Joe Greene)  – 3:00