|November 29, 2021|
R & B soul singer Percy Sledge dies
BATON ROUGE, LA – Percy Sledge, an R&B, soul, gospel and traditional pop singer, died Thursday at his home at the age of 74.
He is best known for the song, "When a Man Loves a Woman", a number one hit on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B Singles, in 1967.
Percy was a 2005 inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Rosa Singleton Sledge.
His funeral April 21st will be broadcast in HD live via streaming on the internet at www.percysledge.org. (Source: The Advocate)
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