“She’s So Heavy” is given lots of kudos for helping craft prog-rock. But Billy Preston — and multiple black artists — found (and further built) the gospel groove beneath.
The debate over “who was the 5th Beatle?” is always lively. Here’s a case for Billy Preston earning that distinction.
Stevie Wonder’s personal and professional relationship with Syreeta Wright led to some memorable music. Her solo project, helmed by him, has been woefully overlooked.