Billy Preston

Born 2 September 1946. Died 6 June 2006
Billy Preston
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1946-09-02
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Billy Preston

Billy Preston Biography (Wikipedia)

William Everett Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work encompassed R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. Preston was a top session keyboardist in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Rev. James Cleveland and the Beatles. He went on to achieve fame as a solo artist, with hit singles such as "That's the Way God Planned It", "Outa-Space", "Will It Go Round in Circles", "Space Race", "Nothing from Nothing" and "With You I'm Born Again". Additionally, Preston co-wrote "You Are So Beautiful", which became a number 5 hit for Joe Cocker.

Preston, Tony Sheridan, George Martin, Pete Best (the Beatles' original drummer) and French Horn player Alan Civil , were the only musicians credited on a Beatles recording other than the group's four members. Preston continued to record and perform with other artists, notably George Harrison after the Beatles' breakup, and Eric Clapton, and he played keyboards for the Rolling Stones on many of the group's albums and tours during the 1970s.

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Get Back (feat. Billy Preston)
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Get Back (feat. Billy Preston)
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Billy's Bag
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Billy's Bag
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With You I'm Born Again
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With You I'm Born Again
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My Sweet Lord
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My Sweet Lord
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Don't Let Me Down (feat. Billy Preston)
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Don't Let Me Down (feat. Billy Preston)
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That's The Way God Planned It
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That's The Way God Planned It
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The Girl's Got It
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The Girl's Got It
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Space Race
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Space Race
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Midnight Hour
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Midnight Hour
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In The Midnight Hour
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In The Midnight Hour
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