The Most Exciting Organ Ever

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The Most Exciting Organ Ever
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Studio album by Billy Preston
Released August 20, 1965
Recorded September 1964
Genre Soul
Length 33:11
Label Vee-Jay Records
Producer Steve Douglas
Billy Preston chronology
- The Most Exciting Organ Ever
Early Hits of'65

The Most Exciting Organ Ever is the first album by Billy Preston. The fully instrumental album was released in 1965, several weeks before Preston's nineteenth birthday. Extra songs recorded during the sessions of The Most Exciting Organ Ever were released in the next album.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs by Billy Preston, except where noted.

  1. "If I Had a Hammer" (Lee Hays, Pete Seeger) - 2:54
  2. "Low Down" - 2:13
  3. "Slippin' and Slidin'" (Richard Penniman, Edwin Bocage, Al Collins, James Smith) - 3:06
  4. "Drown in My Own Tears" (Henry Glover) - 3:24
  5. "I Am Coming Through" - 2:04
  6. "The Octopus" - 2:13
  7. "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" (Joe Greene) - 2:30
  8. "Soul Meetin'" (Don Covay) - 2:42
  9. "Let Me Know" (Ted Wright) - 2:05
  10. "Billy's Bag" - 3:48
  11. "The Masquerade Is Over" (Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 4:20
  12. "Steady Gettin' It" - 2:50