BATON ROUGE, La. – Percy Sledge, a native of Leighton, Alabama and Muscle Shoals music icon, died Tuesday at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
This, according to a report on TimesDaily.com, who referenced a longtime friend of Sledge.
Sledge was 73 years old.
He was best known for his song “When a Man Loves a Woman,” which he recorded in 1966 in Sheffield.
He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.