War of the Gods (album)

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War of the Gods
Studio album by Billy Paul
Released November 18-24, 1973
Recorded 1973 at Sigma Sound Studios, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genre Soul
Philadelphia Soul
Length 38:28
Label Philadelphia International Records
Producer Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
Billy Paul chronology
360 Degrees of Billy Paul
War of the Gods
Live In Europe
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

War of the Gods is an album by soul singer Billy Paul. The album was arranged by Bobby Martin and Lenny Pakula. Released in 1973, this album reached number twelve on the Billboard Soul Album chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff; except where indicated

  1. "I See The Light" - (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Bunny Sigler) 6:14
  2. "War of the Gods" - 10:09
  3. "The Whole Town's Talking" - 4:48
  4. "I Was Married" - (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Cary Gilbert, Joannie Arc) 7:22
  5. "Thanks For Saving My Life" - 2:59
  6. "Peace Holy Peace" - 6:58


Carla Benson, Evette Benton, Barbara Ingram, background vocals


Chart (1974) Peak
Billboard Pop Albums[2] 110
Billboard Top Soul Albums[2] 12


Year Single Chart positions[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 US
1974 "Thanks For Saving My Life" 37 9

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Wynn, Ron. Billy Paul: War Of The Gods > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Billy Paul US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Billy Paul US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-13.