Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge
1941 - 2015

Percy Sledge  American Singer


Percy Tyrone Sledge (November 25, 1940 – April 14, 2015) was an African American R&B, soul, gospel, and traditional pop singer. He is best known for the song "When a Man Loves a Woman", a No. 1 hit on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B s...

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First Name Percy
Middle Name Tyrone
Last Name Sledge
Full Name at Birth Percy Tyrone Sledge
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th November, 1941
Birthplace Leighton, Alabama
Died 14th April, 2015
Place of Death At home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Cause of Death Liver cancer
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame "When a man loves a woman" was #1 on the charts in 1966
Music Genre (Text) R&b, Soul, Traditional Pop, R&B, soul, traditional pop
Music Genre R&B
Music Style Soul, Country Soul, Southern Soul, Deep Soul
Music Mood Earnest, Intimate, Earthy, Organic, Sensual, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Romantic, Wistful, Plaintive, Exuberant, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Rousing, Reflective, Delicate, Yearning, Dramatic, Poignant, Melancholy, Passionate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Atlantic, Capricorn, Monument, Point Blank, Diablo, Sledgehammer, Virgin, Diablo Records
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Family Member Wife Rosa Sledge (second marriage), 12 children
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