In this Aug. 20, 2013, photo, Percy Sledge performs at An Evening with the Legendary Percy Sledge and Friends in Florence, Ala. Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Louisiana. He was 74.
In this Aug. 20, 2013, photo, Percy Sledge performs at An Evening with the Legendary Percy Sledge and Friends in Florence, Ala. Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Louisiana. He was 74. Allison Carter AP
In this Aug. 20, 2013, photo, Percy Sledge performs at An Evening with the Legendary Percy Sledge and Friends in Florence, Ala. Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Louisiana. He was 74. Allison Carter AP

Forget Michael Bolton – it’s Percy Sledge whose musical legacy endures

April 20, 2015 6:10 PM