Happily retired for 15 years, Tom dusted off his microphone for another game of "Name That Tune" as part of a nostalgic look at classic game shows on NBC's "Today." Description from I searched for this on
William Everett Preston was born on September 2, 1946, in Houston, Texas. When he was three, the family moved to Los Angeles where Preston began playing piano while sitting on his mother Robbie's lap. Noted as a child prodigy, by the age of ten, Preston was playing organ onstage backing several gospel singers such as Mahalia Jackson, James Cleveland and Andrae Crouch.