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Billy Preston

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

To celebrate Joe Cocker who passed away today five years ago, we have selected twelve artists who originally performed the songs that made Cocker famous. “The Originals” are Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, Randy Newman, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin’ Spoonful , The Box Tops, Dave Mason Here, they […]

This week In Soul Artists 43

James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Betty Wright, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, The Jackson 5, El DeBarge, Carla Thomas, Sam Moore, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Syreeta, Alicia Keys. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 197 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Apple Records publish George Harrison’s fifth album : ‘Dark…

George Harrison’s ‘Dark Horse’ is his fifth studio album released on December 9, 1974 by Apple Records. Track Listing : 1.Hari’S On Tour [Express] (George Harrison) – 04:43 . 2.Simply Shady (George Harrison) – 04:38 . 3.So Sad (George Harrison) – 05:00 . 4.Bye Bye, Love (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant, George Harrison) – 04:08 . […]

Singing George Harrison

To Celebrate George Harrison, who passed away 18 years ago today, we have selected twelve solo artists or bands who have covered the songs George wrote or co-wrote. They are Sruli Portnoy, Evan Rachel Wood, Santana, Davy Knowles, Peter Frampton, Yusuf Islam [Cat Stevens], The Analogues , Ann Wilson, Eric Clapton , Billy Preston, Pharrell […]

Eric, Paul, Billy et al celebrate George Harrison (2002)

November 29, 2002 – a year after George Harrison‘s death, his friends and family – Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and Anoushka Shankar and many more – will gather to play his songs at Royal Albert Hall in London

George Harrison releases his first solo album : ‘All Things Must…

George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ feat. ‘My Sweet Lord’ is his first solo (triple) album released on November 27, 1970 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.I’D Have You Anytime (George Harrison, Bob Dylan) – 02:56 . 2.My Sweet Lord (George Harrison) – 04:38 . 3.Wah-Wah (George Harrison) – 05:35 . 4.Isn’T It A Pity […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis’ ‘Get Up with It’ is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) – 32:05 . 2.Maiysha (Miles Davis) – 14:49 . 3.Honky Tonk (Miles Davis) – 05:54 […]

Epic publish ‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ by Sly and the…

‘There’s a Riot Goin’ On’ by Sly and the Family Stone is their fifth studio album released on November 20, 1971 by Epic Records. Track Listing : 1.Luv N’ Haight (Sylvester Stewart) – 04:01 . 2.Just Like A Baby (Sylvester Stewart) – 05:12 . 3.Poet (Sylvester Stewart) – 03:01 . 4.Family Affair (Sylvester Stewart) – […]

Nonesuch publish Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue,’ an album…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue’ is a double album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs, released on November 19, 2002 by Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Otis And Marlena (Joni Mitchell) – 03:54 . 2.Amelia (Joni Mitchell) – 06:48 . 3.You Dream Flat Tires (Joni Mitchell) – 03:48 . 4.Love (Joni Mitchell) – 05:40 . 5.Woodstock (Joni […]

Apple publish Ringo Starr’s fourth album : ‘Goodnight Vienna’…

Ringo Starr’s ‘Goodnight Vienna’ is his fourth studio album featuring among others Billy Preston, Robbie Robertson, Harry Nilsson and released on November 15 , 1974 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.[It’S All Down To] Goodnight Vienna (John Lennon) – 02:35 . 2.Occapella (Allen Toussaint) – 02:55 . 3.Oo-Wee (Richard Starkey, Vini Poncia) – 03:45 . […]

Ringo Starr releases his third album : ‘Ringo’ featuring…

Ringo Starr’s ‘Ringo’ is his third studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on November 2 1973 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.I’M The Greatest (John Lennon) – 03:21 . 2.Have You Seen My Baby (Randy Newman) – 03:44 . 3.Photograph (Richard Starkey, George Harrison) – 03:56 . 4.Sunshine Life For Me [Sail Away […]

The Rolling Stones release their twenty first album : ‘Bridges to…

The Rolling Stones’ ‘Bridges to Babylon’ is their twenty first studio album co-produced with Don Was and released on September 29, 1997 by Virgin Records. Track Listing : 1.Flip The Switch (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 03:28 . 2.Anybody Seen My Baby? (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, K.D.Lang, Ben Mink) – 04:31 . 3.Low Down (Mick […]