Billy Preston

  1. Billboard Power 100: Lorne Michaels

    January 26, 2012 9:33 PM EST No. 66 Lorne Michaels Executive Producer "Saturday Night Live," "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," "Portlandia" Twitter: @NBCSNL Legendary Auteur of Hip ... After 36 years of overseeing "Saturday Night Live" yo ...

  2. Backbeat: Mervyn Warren On Clearing Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Usher Songs For 'Joyful Noise' Sdtk

    January 17, 2012 11:09 AM EST Composer, pianist and singer Mervyn Warren went on a whirlwind promotional tour for the Warner Bros. film "Joyful Noise" last week flying cross-country to appear on "Late Night With David Letterman" with Dolly Parton on Thursda ...

  3. Beatles, Stones Sideman Preston Dead At 59

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Fifth Beatle' had been in a coma since November. Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and &qu ...

  4. Motown Artist Syreeta Wright Dies

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Syreeta Wright, best known for her duet with Billy Preston on "With You I'm Born Again," died last night (July 6) after a long struggle with cancer. She was 58. The singer/songwriter recorded six albu Syreeta Wright, best known for ...