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Bunny Sigler, who helped shape the famous Philadelphia Sound with Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, died on 6 October 2017 at 76, following a heart attack.
Billy Paul, a key representative of the “Philly Soul” sound with his classic 'Me And Mrs. Jones,' died 24 April after a diagnosis with pancreatic cancer.
'Don't Leave Me This Way' prompted Thelma's close-fought UK chart battle with Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes, but in the US, she won hands down.