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Billy Preston: Working The Way God Planned It!

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 4 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 of success, serving his musical apprenticeship with such names as Sam Cooke, Little Richard and Ray Charles, the young and truly gifted performer is finally coming into his own.

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