It's My Pleasure

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It's My Pleasure
It's My Pleasure.jpg
Studio album by Billy Preston
Released 20 June 1975 (US)
19 July 1975 (UK)
Recorded 1975
Genre Soul, rock
Length 39:20
Label A&M
Producer Billy Preston, Robert Margouleff, Malcolm Cecil
Billy Preston chronology
The Kids and Me
(1974)
It's My Pleasure
(1975)
Billy Preston
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

It's My Pleasure is the tenth studio album by Billy Preston, released in June 1975 (July in the UK) on A&M Records. The album shows the modernisation of Preston's music, placing a heavier emphasis on synthesizers. It was also his first collaboration with the singer Syreeta Wright who sings on one track. The album is notable for featuring harmonica by Stevie Wonder on two tracks. George Harrison (credited as "Hari Georgeson") also appears, playing guitar on one track.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Billy Preston, except where noted.

Side oneProgram

  1. "Fancy Lady" (Billy Preston, Syreeta Wright) – 5:40
  2. "Found the Love" – 3:58
  3. "That's Life" – 3:36
  4. "Do It While You Can" (Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher) – 6:42

Side twoIntermission

  1. "It's My Pleasure" – 3:51
  2. "Song of Joy" – 3:22
  3. "I Can't Stand It" – 6:23
  4. "All of My Life" (Billy Preston, Russ Rasputin) – 5:52

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Junie Osaki - art direction
  • Benno Friedman - photography

References[edit]