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Billy Preston

Born: 
09/02/1946
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Died: 
06/06/2006
Years Active: 
1956-2006
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William Everett Preston was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk and gospel. Preston became famous first as a session musician with such artists as Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, and was later successful as a solo artist with such hit pop singles as "Space Race", "Will It Go Round in Circles" and "Nothing from Nothing". In 1974 with some help from Beach Boy Dennis Wilson, he composed one of Joe Cocker's biggest hits, "You Are So Beautiful".

Discography

Released: 1971
Released: 1971
Released: 1972
Released: 1973
Released: 1974
Released: 1975
Released: 1981

Concerts

Event Date Venue Citysort descending Region Country
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band 11/06/1989 Nippon Budokan Tokyo Chiyoda Japan
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band 11/07/1989 Nippon Budokan Tokyo Chiyoda Japan
The Rolling Stones 06/08/1975 Milwaukee County Stadium Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
The Rolling Stones 06/17/1975 Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto Ontario Canada
The Rolling Stones 06/18/1975 Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto Ontario Canada
George Harrison / Ravi Shankar 12/06/1974 Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto Ontario Canada
George Harrison / Ravi Shankar 12/19/1974 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
George Harrison / Ravi Shankar 12/20/1974 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Schaefer Music Festival 07/07/1972 Wollman Rink NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/22/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/23/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/26/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/25/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/27/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
The Rolling Stones 06/24/1975 Madison Square Garden NYC New York USA
George Harrison / Ravi Shankar 11/24/1974 Hofheinz Pavilion Houston Texas USA
George Harrison / Ravi Shankar 11/30/1974 Chicago Stadium Chicago Illinois USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/18/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/16/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/17/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/19/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/15/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/20/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
The Dionne Warwick Show 08/14/1972 Carter Barron Amphitheatre Washington District of Columbia USA
Jeff Beck 10/30/1971 Winterland Ballroom San Francisco California USA

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