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“Me & Mrs. Jones” Philadelphia Soul Icon Billy Paul Passes Away

In the rich canon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Soul, Jazz, and R&B music, Billy Paul is one of the most esteemed writers, and most powerful voices. Born Paul Williams, the Grammy Award-winning singer a native of the City of Brotherly Love, died yesterday (April 24) at his home in southern New... Read more

Philadelphia International Records Closes Its Doors, Building To Be Demolished

From Teddy Pendergrass to Michael Jackson, The O'Jays to The Intruders, Billy Paul to Bunny Sigler, an array of legends recorded at and for Philadelphia International Records, where together they formed "The Sound Of Philadelphia." Tragically, the label started by Leon Huff and Kenny Gamble is closing its doors. It... Read more