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Billy Preston: God Planned It Good

Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 22 September 1973

AFTER YEARS spent as a session man for an astonishing roster of star names the Beatles, the Stones, Barbra Steisand, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Quincy Jones, Aretha Franklin and Sly Stone, Billy Preston is at last emerging as a superstar in his own right with a couple of American chart-topping singles.

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