2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the hugely influential Philadelphia International Records. To mark this, and following our reissue of some of the labels other acts such as the Three Degrees, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes and the O’Jays, we are pleased to present another album from one of the most identifiable voices of the Philly Sound.
WAR OF THE GODS reached R&B #12 and Pop #110 upon its release in 1973. Some of the artists backing Billy on this album are Bobby Eli, Bunny Sigler, Norman Harris, Leon Huff and Ron Baker.
WAR OF THE GODS has also been sampled by the likes of DJ Shadow, Ludacris, Jaylib, Cappadonna and Ghostface Killah.
THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE reached R&B #9 and #37 in the Billboard Hot 100.
Released in deluxe Super Jewel cases, with bonus tracks and extensive liner notes, WAR OF THE GODS is a must for all Funk, Soul and R&B fans out there!
1. I SEE THE LIGHT
2. WAR OF THE GODS
3. THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING
4. I WAS MARRIED
5. THANKS FOR SAVING MY LIFE
6. PEACE HOLY PEACE
7. WAR OF THE GODS (PART ONE) (SINGLE VERSION)
8. THE WHOLE TOWN’S TALKING (SINGLE VERSION)
9. I WAS MARRIED (SINGLE VERSION)
Label : Big Break Records.
Ean : 5013929048430