Percy Sledge  American Singer

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Percy Sledge passed away on 14th Apr 2015 aged 73.


Percy Sledge was in a relationship with Rosa Sledge.


Percy Sledge is a 73 year old American Singer. Born Percy Tyrone Sledge on 25th November, 1941 in Leighton, Alabama, he is famous for "When a man loves a woman" was #1 on the charts in 1966. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Percy Sledge is a member of the following lists: 2015 deaths, Capricorn Records artists and People from the Florence–Muscle Shoals metropolitan area.


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    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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