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$21.99. Billy Preston 45 RPM Record-Space Race. Because of its spacy sound, he called the instrumental "Outa Space." $1.99 0 bids + $5.00 shipping . "Space Race" is an instrumental track by Billy Preston, released as a single in 1973 on the A&M label, taken from Preston's 1973 album Everybody Likes Some Kind of Music. BILLY PRESTON OUTA SPACE 7 " SINGLE A&M RECORDS AMS 7007 1972. \"Outa-Space\" is an instrumental recorded by Billy Preston that originally appeared on his 1971 A\u0026M Records-debut album, I Wrote a Simple Song. Label: A&M Records - 1320 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space (1971, Monarch Pressing, Vinyl) | Discogs Billy Preston ‎- Music Is My Life - 1972 LP Record Album - Vinyl Excellent. Popular . Billy Preston Outa-Space / God Loves You 45 A&M Forget Me Nots . Billy Preston was born on September 9, 1946 in Houston, Texas, USA as William Everett Preston. Billy Preston Outa-Space / God Loves You 45 A&M Forget Me Nots . The song was also Preston's first single on A&M Records, following the end of his tenure on the Beatles' Apple record label. [1], While he thought it would be a hit, A&M was skeptical and issued it as the B-side of "I Wrote a Simple Song" in December 1971. He later added organ and hand claps to the track. The song was called "Outa-Space" because Preston thought it had a spacey sound to it. Label: A&M Records - AMS 7007 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa Space (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs This was Billy Preston's follow-up to his other hit instrumental, "Outa-Space," which peaked at #2 on the Hot 100 and won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in 1972.Preston considered adding lyrics to "Space Race," but since "Outa-Space" did so well he decided to keep it an instrumental. Record comes in a A&M Memories record sleeve. Billy Preston ‎– Outa-Space / I Wrote A Simple Song 7” Vinyl 45 RPM A&M Rec VG. Billboard ranked it as the #22 song for 1972. Lot of Soundtracks (6) Records lp Vinyl Music Mix Musical Movie Vinyl VG. It was written by Preston and his regular collaborator, Joe Greene. He later added organ and hand claps to the track. Billy Preston, Actor: Blues Brothers 2000. Billy Preston (9 September 1946 - 6 June 2006) was an American soul and rock singer … Preston made "Outa-Space" by using a clavinet, which is a type of electro-mechanical keyboard instrument, and a wah-wah pedal. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Outa-Space on Discogs. "Outa-Space" is an instrumental recorded by Billy Preston that originally appeared on his 1971 A&M Records-debut album, I Wrote a Simple Song. Billy Preston, a soul singer and keyboardist who scored such hits as "Nothing From Nothing" and "Outa-Space" in the 1970s but was best known for … [5], "Outa-Space" won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1972. Billy Preston, Outta-Space / God Loves You. "I Wrote a Simple Song" is a song by American soul musician Billy Preston that was first released as the title track to his album of the same name in November 1971. He died on June 6, 2006 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Preston created the sound of "Outa-Space" by running the sound from a clavinet through a wah wah pedal and then improvising a groove while calling out chord changes to the backing band. Complete your Billy Preston collection. [6], https://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100/1972-07-08, Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1972, All That I've Got (I'm Gonna Give It to You), George Harrison and Ravi Shankar's 1974 North American tour, The Rolling Stones' Tour of the Americas '75, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Outa-Space&oldid=997161435, Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one singles, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 07:32. I heard this song on the radio while I was with my buddy Nathan and Shazam'd it to find out who it was. [4] The single was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. $2.99 0 bids + $3.80 shipping . >> $15.97. However, Radio DJs began flipping the single and, while \"I Wrote a Simple Song\" only reached number seventy seven on the Billboard Pop Singles chart, \"Outa-Space\" climbed all the way to the number two spot, showing that Preston's feelings about it were correct. Image not available. The album includes the hit single "Outa-Space", which won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1972. Preston came up with the title \"Outa Space\" due to the instrumental's spacy sound. It is pretty much the epitome of "Funk." Picture Information. Outa Space Artist: Billy Preston Album: Billy Preston (Re-Recorded Version), 2009. It is pretty much the epitome of "Funk." While he thought that it would be a hit, A\u0026M was skeptical and initially issued it as the B-side of \"I Wrote a Simple Song\". Preston felt it was a hit, … "Outa-Space" is a funk/R&B instrumental recorded by Billy Preston that originally appeared on his 1971 debut album, I Wrote a Simple Song.Preston created the sound of "Outa-Space" by running the sound from a clavinet through a wah wah pedal and then improvising a groove while calling out chord changes to the backing-band. The single was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. $3.00 + $3.50 shipping . Preston created the sound of "Outa-Space" by running the sound from a clavinet through a wah wah pedal and then improvising a groove while calling out chord changes to the backing band. $3.00 + $3.50 shipping . [1] However, radio DJs began flipping the single and, while "I Wrote a Simple Song" only reached #77 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] "Outa-Space" peaked at #2, showing that Preston's feelings about it were correct. Found out it was a song called Outa-Space by Billy Preston. Found out it was a song called Outa-Space by Billy Preston. [1], "Outa-Space" was kept out of the top spot by "Lean on Me" by Bill Withers. Label: A&M Records - 1320 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs \"Outa Space\" also won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1972.In the 90's Intel Corporation used the song to promote their MMX-enabled Pentium processors. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Outa Space on Discogs. Preston came up with the title "Outa-Space" due to the instrumental's spacy sound. I Wrote a Simple Song is the sixth studio album by American soul musician Billy Preston.Released in November 1971, it was his first album for A&M Records and marked the start of a run of commercial success in the United States that lasted through to the late 1970s. "Outa-Space" is an instrumental recorded by Billy Preston that originally appeared on his 1971 A&M Records-debut album, I Wrote a Simple Song. This perfectly paced set collects Preston’s best, from the ubiquitous “You Are So Beautiful” (popularized by Joe Cocker) to the Sly Stone–esque “Will It Go Round in Circles” to the Afro-popping instrumental “Outa-Space” (dig the clavinet and wah-wah) to … Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge. He later added organ and hand claps to the track. He then improvised a groove with his backing band before subsequently adding organ and hand claps. As a kid in the 70's, Saturdays were the day we got up early, ate cereal and watched the Saturday morning cartoons until they were over and then it was time to clean house. Preston created the sound of \"Outa-Space\" by running the sound from a clavinet through a wah wah pedal and then improvising a groove while calling out chord changes to the backing-band. BILLY PRESTON "SLAUGHTER" 45 RPM. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Outa-Space / God Loves You on Discogs. $2.00 + $3.75 shipping . I heard this song on the radio while I was with my buddy Nathan and Shazam'd it to find out who it was. [3] The instrumental also topped the R&B Singles chart for a week, succeeding the aforementioned "Lean on Me". Label: A&M Records - 8558 • Series: A&M Forget Me Nots • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space / God Loves You (Vinyl) | Discogs Preston came up with the title "Outa-Space" due to the instrumental's spacy sound. [1] In late 1972, "Outa-Space" peaked at #44 on the UK Singles Chart. $4.53 + shipping . "Space Race" was a gold record Free shipping. Hip-O's Ultimate Collection may not have the original hit recording of "That's the Way God Planned It," due to licensing restrictions (it was recorded for the Beatles ill-fated label, Apple), but that's about the only thing missing from this near-definitive single-disc set. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1971 Monarch Pressing Vinyl release of Outa-Space on Discogs. Shipping is free, first class mail on 2 records, & other items weighing 5 ounces or less. "Outa-Space" is an instrumental recorded by Billy Preston that originally appeared on his 1971 A&M Records-debut album, I Wrote a Simple Song. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Billy Preston - Outa-Space / I Wrote A Simple Song at Discogs. 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