Me and Mrs. Jones (4:46)

Cover of 360 Degrees of Billy Paul

From 360 Degrees of Billy Paul and 252 other releases

“Me and Mrs. 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. It describes an extramarital affair between a man and his lover, Mrs. Jones.

The single became Paul’s only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at that position for three weeks in December 1972. “Me and Mrs. Jones” also achieved this feat on Billboard’s R&B Singles chart, remaining at the number-one position for four weeks. [1]. It replaced “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy and was replaced by Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain”.

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  • karnickel

    1 Aug 1:06pm Reply
  • TWHsr

    Like it even though it hit too close in the old days.

    5 Jan 6:06am Reply
  • wcolbert9

    it holds a lot of the memories of the past with me, how the years pass

    26 Aug 2013 Reply
  • stefan8808

    God bless this good man !!!!!!!!!

    22 Aug 2013 Reply
  • TWHsr

    It holds a lot of memories for me too Elyssyan.

    11 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Elyssyan

    Such a Classic and much loved by me...♥♥♥

    4 Jul 2013 Reply
  • confederateshoe

    Spent many of hot summer nights,growing up in Marshall Tx.Listening to this song and running from girls.Aint running now.

    21 Jun 2013 Reply
  • CaptainRusty

    God,I love this song. The instant swaying that comes over me just feels incredible.

    15 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Kelphill

    Always a great track and perfectly unique voice.

    3 May 2013 Reply
  • TWHsr

    Been there, a really good song.

    26 Mar 2013 Reply
  • cyrone

    Damn that's good. I'd forgotten just how good!

    17 Mar 2013 Reply
  • worldfallsdown

    So Billy Paul, just serenaded me with this and sat on my lap. AMAZING. I can't believe it lol

    9 Feb 2013 Reply
  • TWHsr

    Remember this well. good song.

    16 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Cure1980

    The right song to hold my black lady in arms to fall in love....with her.

    10 Jan 2013 Reply
  • newlistnerbit

    Jones...you could wish you should and every little woman is your Mrs.Jones.

    21 Dec 2012 Reply
  • TWHsr

    Long ago I was going out a few times with a married girl and it seemed every time we'd get in the car this song would come on

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • EmmettNorthJr

    So mellow,soulful and sweet,another old favorite love song!

    24 Nov 2012 Reply
  • paradrome

    great to seXy slow dance to.....xox

    22 Nov 2012 Reply
  • NitaD1

    Smooth

    20 Nov 2012 Reply
  • lucassoul

    WAOUH J'ADORE

    18 Nov 2012 Reply
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