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Percy Sledge (born 25 November 1941 in Leighton, Alabama; died 14 April 2015 in Baton Rouge) was an American R&B and soul performer who most notably recorded the single "When a Man Loves a Woman" in 1966, an international top 40 hit that the RIAA has certified as gold. Having achieved his best successes in the mid-to-late 60s and early 70s with a series of emotional soul songs, in his later years he received the…

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  • Dang. I'm late but RIP.
  • RIP.
  • rip
  • When A Man Loves A Woman will remain the eternal love song. Was my wedding song. What a soulful man and what a terrible loss to the music world. Love ya Percy.
  • may he Rest in Peace
  • R.I.P.
  • Thank you Percy.
  • Rest in peace, Percy!
  • R.I.P.
  • RIP nigga

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