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Billy Paul – East

(click song title above to listen)

The arrangements are complex but deeply funky,
perfectly suited to Paul’s sage-like vocals.”

– Jason Ankeny of Allmusic.com

Billy Paul under the guiance of Philadelphia International masterminds Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, produced this week’s Top Tune on the 1971 progressive soul masterpiece, Going East. Best known for his hit “Me and Mrs. Jones”, Billy worked with iconic artists such as Dinah Washington, Miles Davis and Roberta Flack and is considered an important proprietor of socially conscious post-revolution ’60s civil rights music.

Billy Paul has been sampled by everyone from KRS-One, Cypress Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, to Coolio, Mary J. Blige and Drake.

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Contact & Licensing Info:
Tyrone William Brown is published by Portable Music Co. (BMI)
Contact: Damon Booth / info@notablemusic.net
Administered by Downtown Music Publishing
Contact: seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com
Master controlled by Philadelphia International Records/Sony

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Billy Paul – East

The arrangements are complex but deeply funky,
perfectly suited to Paul’s sage-like vocals.”

– Jason Ankeny of Allmusic.com

This timeless soul legend – A Grammy Award winner best known for his number one single, “Me and Mrs. Jones” in 1972 – Billy Paul worked with iconic artists such as Dinah Washington, Miles Davis and Roberta Flack as well as releasing his own classic recordings for the legendary Philadelphia International Records.

Billy Paul has been sampled by everyone from KRS-One, Cypress Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, to Coolio, Mary J. Blige and Drake.

We hope you enjoy “East” as much as we do…

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A must-see video HERE

Contact & Licensing Info:
Tyrone William Brown is published by Portable Music Co. (BMI)
Administered by BMG Rights Management
Contact: Wendy.Griffiths@bmgchrysalis.com
Master controlled by Philadelphia International Records/Sony
http://hub.sonymusic.com/licensing/contact/

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