We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth Beatle

Tracklist :

1 . w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005)

2 . w/ Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty - My sweet lord (2002)

3 . Nothing From Nothing (1987)

4 . w/ Patti LaBelle, Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful (1985)

5 . w/ Syreeta Wright - With You I'm Born Again (1979)

6 . Will It Go Round In Circles (1973)

7 . Thats The Way God Planned It (1973)

8 . w/ Ray Charles - Double O (1964)

9 . w/ Nat 'King' Cole - Blueberry Hill (1957)

Tracklist :

Nothing From Nothing . Will It Go Round In Circles . Outa-Space . With You I'm Born Again . Slaughter - Film Version . Billy's Bag . You Are So Beautiful .Eight

This week In Soul Artists 25/52

Bobby Blue Bland, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Jill Scott, The Roots, Wyclef Jean, Beyoncé, Trombone Shorty, Orleans Avenue, Bobby Brown, The Neville Brothers, Clarence Clemons, Billy Preston

This week In One-Off Collaborations 24/52

Bruce Springsteen & Neil Young, Paul Simon & Bette Midler, Michael Stipe & Radiohead, Billy Joel & Paul Mccartney, Etta James & John Mayall Bluesbreakers, King Curtis & Champion Jack Dupree, Clarence Clemons & Billy Preston, Rory Gallagher & Jack Bruce, Larry Graham & Prince, B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Santana & Dave Matthews, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Healey

This week In Soul Artists 23/52

Michael McDonald, Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sheila E, Prince, Earth, Wind, Fire, Candi Staton, Joss Stone, Alicia Keys, Luther Vandross, Beyonce, El DeBarge, Faith Evans, Brandy

This week In One-Off Collaborations 11/52

Lenny Kravitz, Buckwheat Zydeco & Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Tom Jones & Jeff Beck, Bon Jovi & Kid Rock, Sarah McLachlan & Melissa Etheridge, Ann Hampton Callaway & Liza Minnelli, Stevie Nicks & Dave Grohl, Carly Simon & James Taylor, Grace Jones & Iggy Pop, Rihanna & Maroon 5, Britney Spears & Will.I.Am, Eric Clapton & Billy Preston, Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin' Spoonful , The Box Tops, Dave Mason, Randy Newman

This week In One-Off Collaborations 51/52

Judy Garland & Mel Tormé, Keith Richards & Jerry Lee Lewis, Christina Aguilera & Andrea Bocelli, Boz Scaggs, Naughty By Nature, Joan Osborne, Marcus Miller & David Sanborn, Michael McDonald & Carla Thomas, Joan Baez, Jerry Garcia & Bob Weir, Eddie Vedder & Ben Harper, Rod Stewart & Tina Turner, Eros Ramazzotti & Joe Cocker, Billy Preston & Syreeta, Joe Strummer & The Pogues, Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby

This week In Soul Artists 51/52

James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Betty Wright, Nina Simone, Carla Thomas, Nat King Cole, The Jackson 5, El DeBarge, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Syreeta, Alicia Keys

Singing George Harrison

Sruli Portnoy, Evan Rachel Wood, Santana, Davy Knowles, Peter Frampton, Yusuf Islam , The Analogues , Ann Wilson, Eric Clapton , Billy Preston, Pharrell Williams, Brad Paisley , Dhani Harrison, Joe Bonamassa

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 09/12

Marvin Gaye, The Doors, Johnny Cash, June Carter, José Feliciano, The Turtles, Billy Preston, John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, Isaac Hayes, Bee Gees, Jimi Hendrix, The Byrds, Johnny Mathis

This week In Soul Artists 36/52

Billy Preston, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Gaynor, Rufus, Funkadelic, Salt-N-Pepa & En Vogue, Destiny's Child, Earth, Wind & Fire, Macy Gray, The Jackson 5, Kool and The Gang

We remember Dr John. ‘Doctor Who? Doctor John!’

This day (June 6, 2019), in , died Malcolm John 'Mac' Rebennack, Jr. a.k.a. Dr. John an American singer-songwriter, pianist and guitarist

Tracklist :

1 . The Monkey (2016)

2 . I Walk On Guilded Splinters (2013)

3 . Right Place Wrong Time (2012)

4 . w/ Johnny Winter - Junior Parker'S Tribute

5 . w/ The Lower 911 - At Celebrate Brooklyn!

6 . w/ Lou Reed - Perfect Day

7 . Mess Around

8 . w/ Etta James - I'D Rather Go Blind ( Blind Girl)

9 . Such A Night

10 . Iko Iko

Tracklist :

Revolution . Locked Down . Big Shot . Getaway . Ice Age . Right Place Wrong Time . Kingdom of Izzness . You Lie . Eleggua . My Children, My Angels .

This week In One-Off Collaborations 18/52

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, Joan Baez & Judy Collins, Paloma Faith & Candi Staton, Luther Vandross & Boy George, Martina McBride & Bob Seger, Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck & Billy Preston, Carlos Santana & Juanes, Joan Jett & Miley Cyrus, David Gahan & Martin Gore, Sting & Pearl Jam

They are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 343 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

Tracklist

1 . Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer

Lifted from : We remember Muddy Waters. 'Still Waters'

2 . Joan Baez & Judy Collins - Diamonds & Rust

Lifted from : Happy Birthday Judy Collins

3 . Paloma Faith & Candi Staton - I'd Rather Be An Old Mans Sweetheart