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Have Mercy, Percy!!

18 Mar

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Spotlight on Percy Sledge, y’all.

While most well-known for When A Man Loves A Woman, Southern soul legend Percy Sledge is a master of delivering smoldering, aching love songs that young lovers have been rubbing bellies to for generations.  I grew up on Percy music and he’s one of my all-time favorite artists.  The Alabama native was honored by being inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005. 

Enjoy.

  Warm & Tender Love

  My Special Prayer

  Set Me Free

  Bring it on Home to Me

  Take Time to Know Her

  A Sweet Woman Like You

 

 
1 Comment

Posted by on March 18, 2009 in music legends, oldies, Soul

 

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One response to “Have Mercy, Percy!!

  1. Shrewspeaks

    March 18, 2009 at 12:38 pm

    Oh my word but can this man make your heart tighten with emotion. A Sweet Woman Like You is one of my favorites of his showing his bridge between the rawness of style like Otis and Wilson Pickett with a more polished tightly honed balladeer like those from Motown.

     

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