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Monday, 17 January 2022 20:39

ZANI Billy Preston (1946 - 2006) Remembered

William Everett Preston was born in 1946 in Houston. After his parents split up, William and his mother moved to Los Angeles. He was brought up in the African-American gospel tradition and was a child prodigy who learned to play piano as a toddler.

Published in Music
Monday, 17 January 2022 15:34

GET BACK – The Beatles

I was 9 in 1969, my older sister and I adored The Beatles, my rosy memory is of at least one of their films being shown on television during every Christmas school holiday.

Published in Music

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