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Paul, Billy

LC control no.n 95012421
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingPaul, Billy
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Variant(s)Williams, Paul, 1934-2016
Birth date1934-12-01
Death date2016-04-24
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Place of deathBlackwood (N.J.)
Field of activityRhythm and blues music
Profession or occupationSingers Rhythm and blues musicians
Found inGot my head on straight, p1975: label (Billy Paul)
All music guide WWW site, Apr. 10, 2002 (Billy Paul; b. Dec. 1, 1935, Philadelphia, PA; R&B vocalist)
The Rolling stone enc. of rock & roll, 2001 (Paul, Billy; b. Paul Williams, Dec. 1, 1934, Philadelphia, PA)
Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Paul, Billy; b. Paul Williams, Dec. 1, 1934, Philadelphia, Pa.)
New York times WWW site, viewed Apr. 26, 2016 (in obituary published Apr. 25: Billy Paul; b. Paul Williams, Dec. 1, 1934, Philadelphia; d. Sunday [Apr. 24, 2016], Blackwood, N.J., aged 81; singer whose suave but impassioned vocal style made Me and Mrs. Jones, a slow ballad about a man's love for a married woman, a No. 1 hit in 1972; the song earned him a Grammy Award in 1973 for best R&B male vocal performance)
Not found inInt. ww in mus. Vol. 2, Pop. mus., 3rd ed.; Contemporary musicians, v. 1-35
Associated languageeng
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