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Rolling Stones, John & Yoko et al Singles

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, July 1969

ROLLING STONES: 'Honky Tonk Women'/'You Can't Always Get What You Want' (Decca) An important single for the Stones, but a disappointment for us. ...

Billy Preston: Billy's a Natural

Profile by Richard Green, New Musical Express, July 1969

IF EVER there was a "natural" for the charts, Billy Preston's 'That's The Way God Planned It' — which enters this week at No. 19 ...

Billy Preston

Profile by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, September 1969

DISCOVERED IN our own backyard! ...

George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar et al: Concert for Bangla Desh, Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Nancy Lewis, New Musical Express, August 1971

GEORGE CREATES GREATEST ROCK SPECTACLE OF DECADE ...

Billy Preston: The Troubadour, Los Angeles

Live Review by 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 ...

Billy Preston: Working The Way God Planned It!

Report and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, February 1972

BILLY PRESTON has been here all the time, yet he's only just arrived; and after many years of building his way up the bumpy road ...

Chuck Berry, Pink Floyd, Billy Preston, Slade: Locarno Ballroom, Coventry

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, February 1972

ONE OF THE MOST ADVENTUROUS BILLS EVER ...

Billy Preston: God Planned It Good

Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 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 ...

Billy Preston: Rainbow Theatre, London

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, November 1973

AFTER A shaky start, Billy Preston tore London's Rainbow Theatre apart on Thursday last week, with a little help from his friends. ...

Billy Preston

Interview by Wayne Robins, Creem, May 1974

In Which This Jack-Of-All-Jams Remembers The Stones, Beatles, Little Richard ...

Billy Preston: The Busiest Soul In Showbusiness

Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, September 1974

THANKS TO his prodigious session-work, as well as his own tours, Billy Preston is one of the most frequent American soul visitors to our isle; ...

Billy Preston's Gospel Truths

Interview by David Rensin, Rolling Stone, February 1975

LOS ANGELES – "I've never asked anyone to help me or give me a break," declared Billy Preston adamantly. "Whatever I don't have now I ...

Billy Preston: Like a Rolling Stone

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, August 1975

"We're a family," says Billy Preston of his current tour of the U.S. with the Stones. And in addition to that, he's just released a ...

Billy Preston: No Longer Going Round In Circles!

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, October 1979

B&S talks to Billy about his early days with Little Richard and Ray Charles, his development as a solo talent and his recent pacting with ...

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