Billy Preston



Billy Preston

Rating
Active
1956 to 2005
Born
September 2, 1946 in Houston
Died
June 6, 2006
Location
Houston, Texas, United States
Genres
R&B/Soul
Biography
William Everett "Billy" Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk and gospel. A virtuoso keyboardist, particularly on Hammond organ, Preston was recognized as a top session musician in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and the Beatles. He then went on to achieve fame as a solo artist, with hit pop singles including "That's the Way God Planned It", "Outa-Space", "Will It Go Round in Circles", "Space Race", and "Nothing from Nothing".

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Heroes

Heroes

Billy Preston June 2, 2014

17 Tracks

You and I (feat. Novecento)

You and I (feat. Novecento)

Billy Preston September 27, 2013

10 Tracks

Heroes & Outta Space

Heroes & Outta Space

Billy Preston May 11, 2012

10 Tracks

Eight Days A Week

Eight Days A Week

Billy Preston March 6, 2012

16 Tracks

16 Yr. Old Soul

16 Yr. Old Soul

Billy Preston February 22, 2011

10 Tracks

Encouraging Words

Encouraging Words

Billy Preston October 25, 2010

15 Tracks

Wildest Organ In Town/Club Meeting

Wildest Organ In Town/Club Meeting

Billy Preston September 24, 2010

24 Tracks

Life Of An Artist

Life Of An Artist

Billy Preston February 14, 2010

12 Tracks

Live In New York

Live In New York

Billy Preston February 2, 2010

10 Tracks

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