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Billy Paul Info


Music Creator
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R&B/Soul, Jazz



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Location: PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, United States
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Biography

 

Billy Paul is...........Jazz roots and R&B polish.

Billy is a legendary artist with his own unique style.



Jazz lovers were first introduced to Billy Paul with his first album, a Jazz classic titled "Feelin' Good At the Cadillac Club". His Grammy award winning song "Me and Mrs Jones" introduced him to the rest of the world.



Billy’s versatility spans the spectrum of musical styles from Jazz to Sophisticated R&B to Ballads. His beginnings were in Jazz, and as an exciting new vocalist at age 15, formed musical partnerships with such greats as Charlie Parker and John Coltrane.



Billy began his recording career with his first commercial record entitled, “Why Am I”. His second single release, “Ebony Woman”, soon followed. Billy’s next project and debut album on the popular Philadelphia International records label, was a Jazz album that he produced entitled “Feelin’ Good At The Cadillac Club”.



In all, Billy has recorded over 20 albums. The Grammy award winning “Me And Mrs. Jones” gold album and platinum single broke records worldwide.



Billy continues to captivate audiences throughout the world. He tours extensively in South America and Europe. His album, “The Very Best Of Billy Paul” went double platinum in France.



His latest recording, as yet untitled, will display the many musical styles of Billy Paul. A 2010 release is expected.



In 2006 Billy received the Congressional Recognition Of Lifetime Achievement Award in San Francisco.



Billy and his wife of 42 years, Blanche, are currently in production of a reality syndicated radio show.



Billy’s career has endured over fifty years, and his fans span from continent to continent.



For further information on Billy Paul go to www.billypaul.com



MANY ARTISTS SOUND ALIKE

BUT NOBODY SOUNDS LIKE BILLY PAUL


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