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The Best of Percy Sledge [Curb] ()


Percy Sledge's fate and fame will forever rest on the shoulders of his massive 1966 hit, the forlorn ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman." With its funeral pace and churchy organ, coupled with Sledge's pleading, compassionate vocal, "When a Man Loves a Woman" is one of the most fascinatingly desperate songs in pop history. Although he was one of Southern soul's greatest singers, Sledge never got that near the sun again. His take on Spooner Oldham and Dan Penn's "It Tears Me Up" was a great single, though, and his covers of ...

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  1. When a Man Loves a Woman
  2. Take Time to Know Her
  3. (Wrap Me in Your) Warm and Tender Love
  4. Cover Me
  5. It Tears Me Up
  6. My Special Prayer
  7. Tell It Like It Is
  8. Try a Little Tenderness
  9. I've Been Loving You Too Long
  10. Behind Closed Doors
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The Best of Percy Sledge [Curb]
1996, Curb

UPC: 715187777842


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