Billy Preston - Billy at 33 Tee
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This Billy Preston T-Shirt is part of a series of T-shirts commemorating what would have been Billy Preston's 70th Birthday (September 2nd 2016).
Preston Music Group commissioned the very talented Rodney Jackson to create this series of illustrations of Billy, this is the third in the series and depicts Billy Preston at 33.3 Years old.
In 1969, he signed with the The Beatles' Apple Records label and released the album, That's the Way God Planned It. The album included a single of the same name that was produced by George Harrison. Preston was the first artist to record "My Sweet Lord," for his album Encouraging Words. He also appeared on several of Harrison's 1970s solo albums, made notable contributions to the Harrison-organized charity concert, The Concert for Bangladesh, and he played with Harrison on his 1974 tour of North America. Preston also worked on solo records by John Lennon and Ringo Starr. After the Encouraging Words album, Preston signed with A&M Records.
Billy Preston rose to fame as a session musician who worked with Sam Cooke, Ray Charles and The Beatles, and he later had a successful solo career with hits such as "Outa-Space," "Space Race," "Will It Go Round in Circles" and "Nothing from Nothing.” He also collaborated with Eric Clapton and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others.
This Worn Free Tee is custom made from super soft washed cotton. So comfy it will be an instant favorite in your T-Shirt rotation. Worn Free reproduces classic vintage style 'fully licensed' tees, in this case featuring Billy Preston.
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