Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge

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Top Songs

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When a Man Loves a Woman
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Just Can't Stop [From "Adventures in Babysitting"/Soundtrack Version]
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When A Man Loves A Woman [Rerecorded]
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When A Man Loves A Woman (Re-Recorded / Remastered)

Albums

  • Soul Legends (Collector's Edition)

    Jan 2009 • 30 songs

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Percy Sledge

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Percy Sledge will forever be associated with "When a Man Loves a Woman," a pleading, soulful ballad he sang with wrenching, convincing anguish and passion. Sledge sang all of his songs that way, delivering them in a powerful rush where he quickly changed from soulful belting to quavering, tearful pleas. It was a voice that made him one of the key figures of deep Southern soul. Sledge recorded at Muscle Shoals studios in Alabama, where he frequently sang songs written by Spooner Oldham and Dan Penn. Not only did he sing deep soul, but Sledge was among the pioneers of country-so...
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