On this anniversary of the birth (2 Sept 1946) of the fabulous keyboardist Billy Preston, we heard his two #1 hits from 1973 & ’74, performances with a few of the many musical stars he accompanied during his amazing career, and others from the same era and labels.
Riding High / Faze-O
Cruisin’ / Smokey Robinson
Somebody Ease My Troublin’ Mind / Sam Cooke, Eric Clapton
Will It Go Round in Circles / Billy Preston
Get Back / The Beatles w Billy Preston
That’s the Way God Planned It / Billy Preston
My Sweet Lord / George Harrison
I Dig Love / George Harrison w Billy Preston
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door / Eric Clapton
You are so Beautiful / Joe Cocker
Try a Little Love / Sam Cooke
Nothing from Nothing / Billy Preston
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels / Jenny Take a Ride!