Percy Sledge, Pop Miracle

Soul singer, Percy Sledge, has passed away at the age of 74.

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 

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.

Years ago, while having a late-night conversation with a friend, I mentioned how much I loved the song, “When a Man Loves a Woman.” My parents owned the single, and growing up I played it every chance I got. With that sorrowful organ intro, it sounded

April 14, 2015 4:35 PM EDT – Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of "When a Man Loves a Woman," died at his home in Louisiana at age 74 after battling cancer, according to his agent. (Reuters)