The Way I Am (Billy Preston album)

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The Way I Am
Studio album by Billy Preston
Released 10 November 1981
Recorded March–May 1981
Genre Soul
Length 34.54
Label Motown
Producer Billy Preston, David Shire, David Paich, Bob Esty, Hal Davis, Berry Gordy Jr., Paul Jabara, Marty Paich, Arthur G. Wright
Billy Preston chronology
Late at Night
The Way I Am
Pressin' On
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

The Way I Am is the fourteenth studio album by Billy Preston, released in 1981. The album was arranged by Bob Esty, David Blumberg, Arthur G. Wright, Marty Paich, Gene Page and Billy Preston.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hope" (Bob Esty, Paul Jabara) – 3:19
  2. "Good Life Boogie" (Preston) – 4:17
  3. "Keep On Truckin" (Frank Wilson, Leonard Caston, Jr., Anita Poree) – 4:25
  4. "A Change Is Gonna Come" (Sam Cooke) – 3:57
  5. "Lay Your Feelings On Me" (Kay Lewis, Helen Lewis) – 4:20
  6. "I Won't Mistreat Your Love" (Preston, Bruce Fisher) – 3:57
  7. "Baby I'm Yours" (Van McCoy) – 3:18
  8. "Until Then" (Preston, Jesse Kirkland, Joe Greene) – 3:34
  9. "The Way I Am" (David Paich) – 4:55



  1. ^ The Way I Am at AllMusic