12/1/1934 - 4/24/2016
Jazz Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Billy Paul
Billy Paul, a Grammy Award-winning R&B and jazz singer known best for his 1972 No. 1 hit song "Me and Mrs. Jones," died April 24, according to multiple news sources, including The Associated Press. Paul was 81.
Paul died at his home in Blackwood, New Jersey, according to the AP, citing information it received from Paul's co-manager, Beverly Gay.
“We regret to announce with a heavy heart that Billy has passed away today at home after a serious medical condition,” a statement on Paul’s...