Tag Archives: Billy Preston

President’s Day

Let’s look back over the past 50+ years and provide you with some awkward moments of The POTUS and their association with music. May 19, 1962, In honor of his 45th birthday, Marilyn Monroe sings “Happy Birthday” to President John Kennedy at  Madison Square Garden in New York. Quips the President, “I can now retire from politics […]

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Don Cornelius

As most of you know Don Cornelius died on February 1. Soul Train hosted some amazing moments.  Click on the photos to see some of my favorites of the “hippest trip in America”. Aretha Franklin sings “Mary Don’t You Weep” Billy Preston (and his spectacular afro) “Nothing From Nothing” The Staple Singers (with Pops) singing […]

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