$3.00 + $3.50 shipping . \"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. 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. $1.99 0 bids + $5.00 shipping . Billy Preston Outa-Space / God Loves You 45 A&M Forget Me Nots . [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. Billy Preston 45 RPM Record-Space Race. [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. Preston came up with the title "Outa-Space" due to the instrumental's spacy sound. Record comes in a A&M Memories record sleeve. Label: A&M Records - AMS 7007 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa Space (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs $4.53 + shipping . The song was also Preston's first single on A&M Records, following the end of his tenure on the Beatles' Apple record label. 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, … It was written by Preston and his regular collaborator, Joe Greene. 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 … Because of its spacy sound, he called the instrumental "Outa Space." Billy Preston (9 September 1946 - 6 June 2006) was an American soul and rock singer … He later added organ and hand claps to the track. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Outa-Space / God Loves You on Discogs. Picture Information. "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. The song was called "Outa-Space" because Preston thought it had a spacey sound to it. Shipping is free, first class mail on 2 records, & other items weighing 5 ounces or less. $15.97. 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 … I heard this song on the radio while I was with my buddy Nathan and Shazam'd it to find out who it was. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1971 Monarch Pressing Vinyl release of Outa-Space on Discogs. Billboard ranked it as the #22 song for 1972. [1], "Outa-Space" was kept out of the top spot by "Lean on Me" by Bill Withers. Billy Preston was born on September 9, 1946 in Houston, Texas, USA as William Everett Preston. BILLY PRESTON "SLAUGHTER" 45 RPM. Label: A&M Records - 1320 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space (1971, Monarch Pressing, Vinyl) | Discogs Free shipping. He later added organ and hand claps to the track. He later added organ and hand claps to the track. Complete your Billy Preston collection. 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. 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. $2.99 0 bids + $3.80 shipping . $3.00 + $3.50 shipping . $2.00 + $3.75 shipping . Label: A&M Records - 1320 • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space (1972, Vinyl) | Discogs Found out it was a song called Outa-Space by Billy Preston. 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. [3] The instrumental also topped the R&B Singles chart for a week, succeeding the aforementioned "Lean on Me". View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Outa Space on Discogs. While it just missed making it to the top of the Pop Chart, \"Outa Space\" did spend one week at number one on the R\u0026B Singles chart. Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge. Found out it was a song called Outa-Space by Billy Preston. "Space Race" was a gold record "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. Billy Preston, Actor: Blues Brothers 2000. [5], "Outa-Space" won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1972. Preston came up with the title "Outa-Space" due to the instrumental's spacy sound. 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. Preston made "Outa-Space" by using a clavinet, which is a type of electro-mechanical keyboard instrument, and a wah-wah pedal. Popular . 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 OUTA SPACE 7 " SINGLE A&M RECORDS AMS 7007 1972. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Billy Preston - Outa-Space / I Wrote A Simple Song at Discogs. Outa Space Artist: Billy Preston Album: Billy Preston (Re-Recorded Version), 2009. Label: A&M Records - 8558 • Series: A&M Forget Me Nots • Format: Vinyl 7 Billy Preston - Outa-Space / God Loves You (Vinyl) | 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. The album includes the hit single "Outa-Space", which won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1972. $21.99. Lot of Soundtracks (6) Records lp Vinyl Music Mix Musical Movie Vinyl VG. Billy Preston, Outta-Space / God Loves You. "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. 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. Billy Preston ‎– Outa-Space / I Wrote A Simple Song 7” Vinyl 45 RPM A&M Rec VG. The single was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. Image not available. 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. "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. "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. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1972 Vinyl release of Outa-Space on Discogs. It is pretty much the epitome of "Funk." He died on June 6, 2006 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. [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. Billy Preston Outa-Space / God Loves You 45 A&M Forget Me Nots . He then improvised a groove with his backing band before subsequently adding organ and hand claps. [4] The single was certified gold by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. It is pretty much the epitome of "Funk." 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