Percy Sledge Lyrics

Lyrics to Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge (born November 25, 1940) is an American R&B and soul performer. Biography Early career Percy Sledge worked in a series of blue-collar jobs in the fields in Leighton, Alabama before taking a job as an orderly at Colbert County Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama. Through the mid 1960s, he toured the Southeast with the Esquires Combo on weekends while working at the hospital during the week. A former patient and mutual friend of Sledge and record producer...Read more »