360 Degrees of Billy Paul

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360 Degrees of Billy Paul
Studio album by Billy Paul
Released 1972
Recorded 1972 at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Soul
Philadelphia Soul
Label Philadelphia International Records
Producer Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Billy Paul chronology
Going East
(1971)
360 Degrees of Billy Paul
(1972)
War of the Gods
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B− [2]
Džuboks (favorable) [3]

360 Degrees Of Billy Paul is an album by soul singer Billy Paul. It was arranged by Bobby Martin, Lenny Pakula and Norman Harris. Released in 1972, includes the Grammy Award winning number-one pop and soul single "Me and Mrs. Jones".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Brown Baby" - (Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff) 4:41
  2. "I'm Just a Prisoner" - (Kenny Gamble, Phil Hurtt, Bunny Sigler) 8:05
  3. "It's Too Late" - (Carole King, Toni Stern) 4:39
  4. "Me and Mrs. Jones" - (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Cary Gilbert) 4:52
  5. "Am I Black Enough for You?" - (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) 5:22
  6. "Let's Stay Together" - (Al Green, Al Jackson Jr., Willie Mitchell) 6:31
  7. "Your Song" - (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) 6:36
  8. "I'm Gonna Make It This Time" - (Jean Lang, Bunny Sigler) 4:28

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Albums

Chart (1973) Peak
position
Billboard Pop Albums[4] 17
Billboard Top Soul Albums[4] 1

Singles

Year Single Chart positions[5]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 US
Soul
1972 "Me and Mrs. Jones" 1 1
1973 "Am I Black Enough for You" 79 29

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamilton, Andrew. Billy Paul: 360 Degrees of Billy Paul > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "360 Degrees of Billy Paul > review". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  3. ^ Kostić, Borjan. "360 stepeni Bilija Pola". Džuboks (in Serbian) (Belgrade: NIP Dečje Novine) (1 (second series)): 44. 
  4. ^ a b "Billy Paul US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  5. ^ "Billy Paul US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 

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