Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Billy Preston..........RIP

'Fifth Beatle' Billy Preston Dies at 59

Tuesday, June 06, 2006 By Roger Friedman

The great singer-songwriter and performer Billy Preston, the real "Fifth Beatle," has died after a long illness as a result of malignant hypertension that resulted in kidney failure and other complications.

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I had the privilege of seeing Billy Preston last year at the Monterey Bay Blues Festival. He was a class act.

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