Billy Paul

  The music world is reeling once again after news that Philadelphia soul legend Billy Paul has died. Best known for his smash hit, “Me and Mrs. Jones,” Paul carved out a long, six-decade career of varying peaks and valleys with fans still discovering his gems. Paul was born Paul Williams on December 1, 1934 and […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Paul, a jazz and soul singer best known for the No. 1 hit ballad and “Philadelphia Soul” classic “Me and Mrs. Jones,” died Sunday. Paul, whose career spanned for more than 60 years, died at his home in Blackwood, New Jersey, his co-manager, Beverly Gay, told The Associated Press. Paul, […]

Philadelphia-born soul singer Billy Paul, the man responsible for the 1972 hit song "Me and Mrs. Jones," died Sunday at his Blackwood, New Jersey home, his manager confirmed.

Philadelphia-born soul singer Billy Paul, the man responsible for the 1972 hit song "Me and Mrs. Jones," died Sunday at his Blackwood, New Jersey home, his manager confirmed.

Billy Paul, the Philadelphia based singer has died at the age of 81, his website and manager confirmed. Paul, born Paul Williams, is best known for the Philadelphia International hit “Me and Mrs. Jones,” written by the legendary Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Paul had been diagnosed with cancer and was hospitalized last week, according […]