Percy Sledge

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Percy Sledge Alabama Music Hall of Fame (cropped)

Percy Sledge (November 25, 1940 – April 14, 2015) was an American R&B singer. He was born in Leighton, Alabama. He was best known for his song "When a Man Loves a Woman".

Sledge died of liver cancer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, aged 74.[1][2]

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  1. Coscarelli, Joe (14 April 2015). "Percy Sledge, Who Sang 'When a Man Loves a Woman', Dies at 74". New York Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  2. Smith, Tom (April 14, 2015). "Muscle Shoals music icon Percy Sledge dies". Times Daily.

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