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Billy Preston

 
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Date of Birth: September 09, 1946
Date of Death: June 06, 2006 (59)

Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA
 

 





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The Weeklings To Perform At Bell Works, August 7 Photo The Weeklings To Perform At Bell Works, August 7
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents The Weeklings, America's most unique tribute to the music and inspiration of The Beatles, in a performance on the outdoor deck at Bell Works in Holmdel on Sunday, August 7 at 7 p.m.  

Flushing Town Hall's Mini-Global Mashup Series to Continue in July with GOSPEL MEETS  Photo Flushing Town Hall's Mini-Global Mashup Series to Continue in July with GOSPEL MEETS CĂ"TE D’IVOIRE Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

Flushing Town Hall’s popular series, Mini-Global Mashups, will present another installment this summer on Sunday, July 24 at 1 PM EST with its Gospel Meets Côte d’Ivoire concert. 

Chicago Soul/Blues Belter Derrick Procell Dials Up His 'Hello Mojo!' On Debut New Alb Photo Chicago Soul/Blues Belter Derrick Procell Dials Up His 'Hello Mojo!' On Debut New Album
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Catfood Records announces an August 1 release date for Hello Mojo!, the label debut from Chicago-based soul/blues belter Derrick Procell. 

YES Drummer Alan White Passes Away at 72 Photo YES Drummer Alan White Passes Away at 72
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Alan had been looking forward to the forthcoming UK Tour, to celebrating his 50th Anniversary with YES and their iconic Close To The Edge album, where Alan’s journey with YES began in July 1972. He recently celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his marriage to his loving wife Gigi. Alan passed away peacefully at home.

The SULLY BAND Debuts at #3 on Billboard's Blues Chart Photo The SULLY BAND Debuts at #3 on Billboard's Blues Chart
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2022

The album was curated and produced by multiple GRAMMY-Award winner Chris Goldsmith. With it, Robert “Sully” Sullivan and his bluesy, nine-piece beast of a band take us on a journey through the ups, downs, and all-arounds of love by way of 10 classic ‘60s and ‘70s soul, blues, and R&B tunes.

The Philly POPS Rocks The Beatles' Final Album Next Month Photo The Philly POPS Rocks The Beatles' Final Album Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022

The Philly POPS goes across the universe for a night celebrating The Beatles' final release in POPS Rocks: Let it Be March 11–13, 2022 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

VIDEO: Taylor Swift & Jennifer Hudson Honor Carole King in ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME T Photo VIDEO: Taylor Swift & Jennifer Hudson Honor Carole King in ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2021

Guests for the special include: Angela Bassett inducting Tina Turner, with performances by Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, H.E.R., and Bryan Adams, Taylor Swift inducting Carole King, with performances by Swift and Jennifer Hudson, Drew Barrymore inducting The Go-Go's, and Paul McCartney inducting Foo Fighters.

BWW Interview: Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd You Photo BWW Interview: Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd Young Is SOLID GOLD
by Gil Kaan - Oct 18, 2021

Tommy Faragher, a long-time denizen of the entertainment industry, will next be onstage playing live for JOHN LLOYD YOUNG: SOLID GOLD at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s October 22nd and 23rd. Had the chance to delve into Tommy’s storied resume as a producer, composer, songwriter, arranger, and musician.

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera & More Join ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAM Photo Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera & More Join ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY on HBO
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021

Performers for the ceremony include Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, H.E.R., and Mickey Guyton. Inductees include Carole King, The Go-Go's, Foo Fighters, and more.

Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein to be Honored at the 29th Osca Photo Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein to be Honored at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

The York Theatre Company will honor musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

Billy Preston Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Stevie Ray Vaughan & More Set for PBS's A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 31, 2014

A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL: THE 1989 INAUGURAL CONCERT is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning March 1, 2014.