Percy Sledge – Percy Beaucoup!

This day (April 14, 2015), in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died Percy Sledge, an American R&B and soul performer who recorded the hit ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ in 1966.

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Wikipedia : This day (April 14, 2015), in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, died Percy Sledge, an American R&B and soul performer who recorded the hit ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ in 1966.

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Unfficial Web Site : Soulful, Passionate & Powerful. Percy Sledge is the Golden Voice Of Soul and soul singer solidfied. His #1-Hit recording When A Man Loves A Woman topped both the Pop and Rhythm & Blues music charts in 1966.

@last.fm : Percy Sledge worked in the fields in Leighton before he worked as an orderly at Colbert County Hospital in Sheffield. By the mid-1960s, Sledge was touring the Southeast with the Esquires Combo on weekends and working at the hospital.

@Discogs : Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 (Performer).

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Photo : Dave Eagles
Video : w/ Nicole Slack Jones – Enghien Jazz Festival 2011 . When A Man Loves A Woman . Interview (06/11) . You Had To Be There . w/ Rosa Sledge – Warm And Tender Love . Going Home Tomorrow . Award Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions 2005 .

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