Billy Paul

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Singer “Billy” Paul Williams was born on December 1, 1934 and died on April 24, 2016, from cancer. He was a native of Philadelphia and was heavily influenced by jazz vocalists including Billie Holiday, hence his nickname. He recorded extensively with Gamble and Huff and his earlier recordings with them were issued on the Neptune label distributed by GRT Chess.

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