I molested boy. Sick folly! I deserve my prison bunk.
- "Billy Preston Pleads No Contest to Charges," Los Angeles Times, September 5, 1992.
- "A series of personal challenges resulted in Billy’s incarceration for a few years and he’s philosophical when discussing the subject: 'It was a great lesson, an awakening. I needed to reflect, to get rid of some of the dead weight around me.'" Soulmusic.com interview, 2000.