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Preston Hubbard

Preston Hubbard (Image via Facebook)
Preston Hubbard (Image via Facebook)

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November 09, 2017 "I wondered why I did not hear from Preston. I really enjoyed watching him play his stand up bass with the T-Birds. He will be missed." - sky kaly (Santa Fe, NM)
September 02, 2017 "Was a monster of a Tbirds fan and saw Preston play many times at various venues. One night went in to Buzzard Billys here in town to catch some tunes and a brew or two. That night they had a blues player from Austin whose name escapes me. Got to looking and listening to the bass player thinking he sure looks and plays like Preston. Sure enough, the leader introduced band members and it was Preston Hubbard on bass. I let out a war hoop to beat sixty and was the only one in the place to do so. Everyone in the place was looking at me including Preston but I didnt care...I was probably the only one in the place who knew who the Tbirds where and let them know it. During the break, Preston came over to my table and sat down wondering what I was so excited about. Told him I was Tbirds fan and a Preston fan. He sat and talked with me the whole break.....very easy going and funny guy. World a lesser place now." - Steve McLaughlin (Waco, TX)
May 28, 2017 "A good man with a huge heart, you are deeply missed" - Robert (Austin, TX)
January 09, 2017 "Preston would always call me when he was playing in Denver. He would borrow my BMW motorcycle and disappear for hours. I didn't mind it at all as he could ride a motorcycle as adeptly as he played bass. Attached photo is The Fabulous Thunderbirds minus Fran Cristina. Preston, Jimmy Vaughn, Kim Wilson and myself eating BBQ ribs at the old Caledonia's in Denver, CO. He got a plate of bad ribs and later that night had to jump off of the stage at Straight Johnson's and heave up the BBQ. He was back on stage in a flash and didn't miss a beat. I got to sit in on guitar with him when he was with Roomful of Blues and played "Last Night" by the Markeys. Ronnie Earl told me to play loud and hard as the horn section will swallow you alive. Best night of my life! Preston was a cool cat who got all the fine chicks! RIP Prez!" - Brian Brock (Denver, CO)
January 04, 2017 "So sorry to hear of Preston's passing. Used to see him on Sunday nights with roomful at the Knick in Westerly back in the 70's. Loved his music then, still love it today. RIP" - Dan (Mystic)
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