‘Me and Mrs Jones’ Singer Billy Paul Dies at 80
The soul singer died in his home on Sunday (Apr. 24, 2016).
Billy Paul, most known for his hit song “Me and Mrs. Jones” passed away on Sunday after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
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, 80, had been diagnosed recently with pancreatic cancer, Gay said.
Known by his beard and large glasses, Paul was one of many singers who found success with the writing and producing team of Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, whose Philadelphia International Records also released music by the O’Jays, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, and Lou Rawls.