Percy Sledge: He tore us up with soul songs

Percy Sledge Dead – 'When a Man Loves a Woman' Singer Passes Away at 73 From Cancer Percy Sledge has passed away early Tuesday morning (April 14) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was 73 years old. The singer was 

(CNN) — Legendary R&B singer Percy Sledge has died at the age of 73, CNN has confirmed. The crooner, best known for his classic song “When a Man Loves a Woman,” passed away Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge, 

Percy Sledge, who recorded the classic 1966 soul ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman," has died. He was 74.

After a long and hard battle with cancer, R&B singer Percy Sledge passed away on April 14 — such a devastating day in the world of music.

Percy Sledge has died at age 73. If you haven't yet, you should check out the Muscle Shoals documentary Anne-Laurie wrote about last year. Sledge got his start with a record cut at Muscle Shoals (“When a Man Loves a