1973 Billy Paul – War Of The Gods

War of the Gods is an album by soul singer Billy Paul. The album was produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and arranged by Bobby Martin and Lenny Pakula. Released in 1973, the album reached #12 on the Billboard soul chart and #110 on the pop chart. The single “Thanks for Saving My Life” was a top 40 hit reaching #37 on the pop chart and was a top-ten soul record reaching #9. In 2012, Big Break Records remastered and reissued the album on CD with bonus tracks and new liner notes.


1  I See The Light (Bunny Sigler; Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 06:14
2  War Of The Gods (Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 10:03
3  The Whole Town’s Talking (Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 04:49
4  I Was Married (Cary Gilbert; Joannie Arc; Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 07:22
5  Thanks For Saving My Life (Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 03:00
6  Peace Holy Peace (Kenneth Gamble; Leon Huff) 06:54



BassAnthony Jackson
DrumsNorman Farrington
PianoEddie Green

Liner Notes

Producer – Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff
Arranged By – Lenny Pakula (Tracks 1, 6)
Arranged By – Bobby Martin (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5)
Engineer – Joe Tarsia

Design (Cover) – Ed Lee
Illustration – Roger Hane
Photography (Inside Cover) – Ed Caraeff

Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
Distributed By – Columbia Records
Distributed By – CBS Inc.
Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios
Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
Lacquer Cut At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
Mastered At – Customatrix
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria