Tag: Billy Paul
Philadelphia Soul man Billy Paul was equally at home singing socially conscious songs and songs about making sweet, sweet love. A new compilation explores both themes in detail, offering up some fine Philly Soul.
Though he would become synonymous with grand, bombastic soul ballads, singer Billy Paul‘s career did not start out that way. His 1968 debut–an album long out of print–was a live-in-the-studio recording of Paul with his jazz trio. It is stunning, then, when one first hears introductory number “Billy Boy,” for his style is much more… Read More ›