When a Man Loves a Woman

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Percy Sledge at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame Concert

"When a Man Loves a Woman" is a 1966 R&B song by Percy Sledge.[1] The song hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.[2] It also was #1 on the R&B singles chart. The song was later performed by Michael Bolton in 1991. His version won a Grammy Award.[3] Barbara Mandrell recorded a country music version of this song, also in 1991.

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  1. "Great American Ballad". LA Times. Retrieved Apr 14, 2015.
  2. "1966 Billboard Charts Archive". Billboard. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. "Percy Sledge, R&B & Soul Singer of 'When a Man Loves a Woman,' Dead at 73". CBS Local Media. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.