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Old Apr 12, 2002, 01:29 PM   #1
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In a news letter I got today:

Rock'Roll News
4/12/02
Songwriter/singer Billy Preston has been scheduled to receive a kidney transplant. Preston -- often called "The Fifth Beatle" because of his contributions to the work of the Fab Four -- had been touring with Eric Clapton when he began having severe pains in one leg. Ironically, the leg pain was caused by another problem but the trip to the doctor prompted tests that showed that the 55-year-old Preston was in renal failure. Assist News Service says that Preston claims that someone must have been looking out for him and reports that his faith remains strong. The prognosis is good and the surgery will likely take place in the next few weeks.

(Thanks to UPIís Dennis Daily)

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 01:50 PM   #2
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I sure hope Billy recovers soon! He'll be in my prayers.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 02:20 PM   #3
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Yes, I hope he regains his health soon.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 02:42 PM   #4
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Very talented man. Hope he recovers well. That 'fifth beatle' was a highly sort after spot.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 02:45 PM   #5
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Tahoma, Arial, Sans-Serif">Quote:</font><HR>Originally Posted By bearkat77:
Preston claims that someone must have been looking out for him <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I wouldn't be surprised if it was John and George. I hope everything turns out okay.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 02:52 PM   #6
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oh - i do hope he recovers quickly and with little pain.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 03:26 PM   #7
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Let's all think good thoughts for a speedy recovery for Billy!

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 06:52 PM   #8
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Get well, Billy.

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Old Apr 12, 2002, 07:54 PM   #9
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Bearkat : Thanks for the status on Mr. Preston. Keep us posted.


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Old Apr 12, 2002, 07:59 PM   #10
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Don't let us down...
don't let us down
don't let us down
don't let us down

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