Percy Sledge Dead - 'When a Man Loves a Woman' Singer Passes Away at 73 From Cancer

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 well known for his hit song “When a Man Loves a Woman,” which reached number one on the charts. Percy passed away after battling cancer, his agent confirmed to ABC News.

Percy had dozens of hits over the years including ‘Warm and Tender Love,’ ‘It Tears Me Up,’ ‘Out of Left Field’ and ‘Take Time to Know Her.’” He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005

Our thoughts are with Percy and his loved ones during this time.

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