R.I.P. Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge was an American soul and gospel singer who was born in Leighton, Alabama on November 25th, 1940.

Some of his most popular hits include “Warm and Tender Love”, “Take Time to Know Her”, and today’s song choice. In 2005, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

On this very day, April 14th 2015, Percy Tyrone Sledge died of liver cancer (at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana). He was 74. In memory of his passing, exactly 9 years ago today, I’ve chosen one of the greatest love songs ever recorded. If you’d like to have a listen, please feel free to use the provided link. Released as a single in 1966, here’s the late PERCY SLEDGE, with “WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN”….