Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Billy Preston: The Troubadour, Los Angeles

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, January 1972

IT'S NOT EASY to be uncompromisingly religious in a den of drugs, drink and iniquity like the Troubadour, but Billy Preston has both the Power of Faith and the gift of music, a combination that, in his gifted hands, quickly becomes downright irrestible – in spite of some less than worthy material.

Total word count of piece: 571

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: