Percy Sledge

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Born: 11/25/1940 in Leighton, Alabama, USA

Filmography

Music (14)

The Shaggy Dog 2006 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

Piece of My Heart 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Another Day in Paradise 1998 (Movie)

("Here I Am") (Song Performer)

When A Man Loves A Woman 1994 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

Center Stage 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Jack the Bear 1993 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

Stella 1990 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

Adventures in Babysitting 1987 (Movie)

("Just Can't Stop") (Song Performer)

Hamburger Hill 1987 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

The Color of Money 1986 (Movie)

("Out of Left Field") (Song Performer)

The Big Chill 1983 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

More American Graffiti 1979 (Movie)

("When a Man Loves a Woman") (Song Performer)

Graduating Peter (TV Show)

Song Performer

Walter and Henry (TV Show)

Song Performer
Actor (2)

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony 2005 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

R&B 40: A Soul Spectacular 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Milestones

2005

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1987

Experienced a resurgence in popularity when "When a Man Loves a Woman" was used in a commercial for Levi's jeans.

1966

Won the W.C. Handy Award for Best Soul or Blues Album

1966

Released his first single, "When a Man Loves a Woman," which became a huge international hit.

Known for such albums as "When A Man Loves A Woman"

Popular songs include "When A Man Loves A Woman".

Bonus Trivia

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Before his big break, worked as a hospital orderly at Colby County Hospital while touring with The Esquires Combo on weekends.

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Was signed to his first recording contract when a patient at the hospital he worked at introduced him to producer Quin Ivy.

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Took a 20 year break in recording between 1974 and 1994.

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