Soul Singer Percy Sledge Dies At 73


Soul Singer, Percy Sledge died today at the age of 73.  Sledge died from natural causes while under hospice care. He was an Alabama native, working as a hospital nurse while pursuing his music career. Sledge is most known for his hit “When A Man Loves A Woman” which sat atop the Billboard 100 for two weeks and on the Billboard R&B charts for six weeks at #1. This Thursday will mark the 49th anniversary of the legendary song. Percy Sledge is survived by his loving wife and children.  –


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