Don Preston

Rock music, Composer


Who is Don Preston?

Don Preston is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He recorded in the 1970s with Leon Russell on Leon Russell and the Shelter People and other albums, and with Joe Cocker on Mad Dogs and Englishmen. He backed Russell at the The Concert for Bangladesh and appeared in the film and played on the album The Concert for Bangladesh.

Preston recorded two albums on A&M Records, both produced by Gordon Shryock. The first was Bluse, and the second was Hot Air Through A Straw by Don Preston & The South with Bob Young, Casey Van Beek, and Bobby Cochran. He also recorded an album on Stax Records titled Still Rock, as well as solo albums on Shelter Records Been Here All The Time and Sacre Blues on DJM Records.

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Also known as
  • Preston, Don
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Denver

on July 23, 2013


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