Soul singer Percy Sledge Dies

percysledgeSoul singer Percy Sledge has died. Sledge, who was best known for his hit song “When a Man Loves a Woman”, died early this morning at his home in Baton Rouge.

The hit song topped the billboard chart for two weeks in 1966. The song reappeared through the years on several movie soundtracks, and sledge was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

He is survived by his wife and children. Percy Sledge was 74 years old.

KLAX ABC 31 News 4/14/15