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Soul Singer Percy Sledge Has Passed Away

Percy-SledgeAmerican soul singer, Percy Sledge, who is best known for his hit song, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” has died at age 74.

It was confirmed by Steve Green from the talent agency Artists International Management Inc. that he died at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Tuesday, April 14th.

Sledge’s debut single “When a Man Loves a Woman” reached the top 10 twice in the UK and topped the U.S. Billboard chart for two weeks in 1966, when it also got to number four in the UK chart.


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