Me and Mrs. Jones" is a 1972 soul song written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert, and originally recorded by Billy Paul. It describes an extramarital affair between a man and his lover, Mrs. Jones. In the song, the two meet in secret "every day at the same cafe", where they hold hands and talk. The two are caught in a quandary: "we both know that it's wrong/but it's much too strong/to let it go now".
Billy Paul - Your Song (06:31, 320Kb/s). Billy Paul - Bluesette (03:02, 320Kb/s). Billy Paul - Thanks for Saving My Life (02:57, 320Kb/s). Billy Paul - Me and Mrs. Jones (04:45). On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Me And Mrs. Jones: The Best Of Billy Paul (1999).
We said, 'That's me and Mrs. Then, when they'd get ready to leave, he would go his way and she would go hers. It could have been his daughter, his niece, anybody, but we created a story that there was some kind of romantic connection between these people, so we went upstairs to our office and wrote the song. The song came to life after Billy Paul took it with him on vacation and came back to deliver the powerful, emotive vocals that many people could relate to. This was released on Gamble and Huff's Philadelphia International records. The Dramatics took this song to in 1975; in 2007, Michael Bublé included it on his album Call Me Irresponsible. After Billy Paul died on April 24, 2016, the Gamble and Huff team released a statement saying, "Our proudest moment with Billy was the recording of the salacious smash 'Me and Mrs. In our view, it is one of the greatest love songs ever recorded.
Me and Mrs. Jones is a song by Billy Paul from his fourth album 360 Degrees of Billy Paul. The song is about a man having an extramarital affair with a woman named Mrs. The song became Billy’s biggest hit to date, topping the Billboard Hot 100 and Best Selling Soul Singles chart in December of 1972 for three weeks, selling two million copies. It also won a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 1973
Me & Mrs Jones (7", Single, Mono, Promo). EPC 1055, S EPC 1055. Your Song, Me And Mrs. Jones (12", Maxi). Philadelphia International Records, Sony Music. Jones" was a number-one single originally performed by soul singer Billy Paul, recorded and released in 1972 (see 1972 in music) on CBS Records' Epic imprint. The single, included on the album 360 Degrees of Billy Paul, was written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.
Too easily dismissed as little more than a one-hit wonder, Billy Paul was, in fact, one of the most gifted and affecting talents to grace the Philadelphia International stable - the recipient of some of the Gamble & Huff team's most lush and sophisticated productions.
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|EPC 1055||Billy Paul||Me And Mrs. Jones / Your Song (7", Single)||Epic||EPC 1055||France||1973|
|BA-221942||Billy Paul||Me And Mrs. Jones (7", Single)||CBS||BA-221942||Australia||1972|
|PIR A 3458||Billy Paul||Me And Mrs. Jones / Your Song (7", Single)||Philadelphia International Records||PIR A 3458||France||1983|
|PIR 2214, S PIR 2214||Billy Paul||Me And Mrs Jones (7", Single, Mono, RE)||Philadelphia International Records, Philadelphia International Records||PIR 2214, S PIR 2214||UK||1974|
|EPC 1055||Billy Paul||Yo Y La Sra. Jones (7", Single)||Epic||EPC 1055||Spain||1973|