Billy Preston - Quotes

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The first time I met Ray, I was going to school around the corner from his house. One day, he was playing the piano. I eased up on the porch to listen to him.

The first time I met Ray, I was going to school around the corner from his house. One day, he was playing the piano. I eased up on the porch to listen to him.

I do believe that God has his hands on me and that he has work for me to do. ---->>>

The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know? ---->>>

I had been inspired by an organ player named Earl Grant, who played organ and piano together. My mom took me to see him. So I went home, put my piano and organ together, too. ---->>>

I would never do anything to hurt anybody, especially if they're helping me. I'm not that kind of person. ---->>>

I'm playing with Bonnie Raitt. I don't have to sing it. I just have to play it. That's cool. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-09, 1946
Birthplace:
Die: 06-06, 2006
Occupation: Musician

William Everett Preston (September 2, 1946 – June 6, 2006) was an American musician whose work included R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. Preston was a top session keyboardist in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and the Beatles. He then went on to achieve fame as a solo artist, with hit pop singles including "That's the Way God Planned It", "Outa-Space", "Will It Go Round in Circles", "Space Race", and "Nothing from Nothing" (wikipedia)