Posts Tagged ‘Percy Sledge’

Pouring Water On A Drowning Man

June 22, 2019

“Pouring Water On A Drowning Man,” written by Drew Baker and Danny McCormick, recorded by Percy Sledge, 1966.

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Percy Sledge, 1940 – 2015

April 20, 2015

When singer Percy Sledge died last week, everyone agreed he would be remembered for 2 minutes and 55 seconds of transcendent music, his 1966 recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman.” Ian Crouch has an appreciation:

“Percy Sledge, Pop Miracle,” Ian Crouch, The New Yorker

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