Today, We Say Goodbye To Percy Sledge

Well, his career was pretty much defined by the mega-hit “When A Man Loves A Woman”.  And, boy, did every guy try to sing like he did!  Wow!  But, Percy had a fantastic voice.  It wasn’t that he only sang “When A Man…”, he sang many other songs.  I’ve no idea why they didn’t take.  Sure, when the bar is set so high, one can’t really repeat the success, but, I always thought we should have heard more of his music.

Here’s one I think is pretty darn good ….

 

This, I think, is almost obligatory …..

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