Australian singles chart:
Me and Mrs Jones entered the Kent charts on 8 January 1973 and peaked at #9. It was #86 on the Top 100 of 1973.
Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Cary Gilbert
Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff
Record label of Australian release:
This song is about marital infidelity. The couple meets at the same time and place every day, but must be careful not to arouse the suspicions of their partners. It’s somewhat rare in the sense that it’s told from the point of view of the people doing the cheating.
A hint about this song’s subject matter is cleverly “hidden” in its intro: the saxophone is playing the first line from a 1953 Doris Day hit entitled Secret Love.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/billy-paul/me-and-mrs-jones
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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