The American soul singer Billy Paul, famous for his rendition of the song Me and Mrs. Jones, died at his home in Blackwood (New Jersey) on the 82-year life. This channel NBC reported musician Manager. According to him, Paul has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and last week, he was taken to the hospital with complications.
Billy Paul was born on December 1, 1934 in Philadelphia. His first steps in the music he made in 11 years, performing on local radio WPEN. He graduated from two music school, where he studied vocal.
First, the singer has performed in clubs and small parties. His first album, Feelin ‘Good at the Cadillac Club he released only in 1968, after returning from the army. The first success came to him in 1972, when he recorded the single Me and Mrs. Jones. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 ranking and brought Paul Award “Grammy”. After him, the track recorded many other musicians, including Canadian Michael Bublé (2007).
Over the years, the career of Billy Paul has recorded 15 albums, the last one came out in 1988. Although his other singles did not reach such success as Me and Mrs. Jones, the musician is considered one of the pioneers of soul music.