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BILLY PRESTON SIGNS WITH APPLE

Event Date: 3rd April 1969
 
 
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Signed to the Beatles Apple Records label, in 1969
 
EVENT SUMMARY
 
American pianist Billy Preston has been referred to as the fifth Beatle. Apart from Sheridan, Preston was the only artist to receive joint credit on a Beatles single, on "Get Back". Preston also played the organ on "Let It Be" and "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" and the Fender Rhodes electric piano on "Don't Let Me Down" and "Get Back". William Everett "Billy" Preston (September 2, 1946 June 6, 2006)
 
 
 
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