Percy Sledge Has Died

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    Percy Sledge Has Died

    Died yesterday. Liver cancer. 74 years old.

    Percy was one of the greatest soul singers ever. Makes me sad to know one more of the greats is gone.

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    I'm spinning his album "When A Man Loves A Woman" on the turntable as we speak. For what it's worth, though...this is what I think of every time I hear the song come on. The first episode of The Wonder Years.


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    Used to have an 8 track tape of his greatest hits back in the day. Always loved his music.

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    If I read correctly his big hit was on his very first LP. That's how you get a start.

    That song is timeless.

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    That song takes me back to a slow dance in junior high with the cutest most wonderful girl in the class. Two weeks later, I found another cutest most wonderful. I was fickle when I was young.

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