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Normally, if a recording artist had just one enormous hit song, the person would be referred to as a "one hit wonder." But when that person is Percy Sledge, and the big hit was "When A Man Loves A Woman," that description hardly seems fair, or even accurate.

Sledge died Tuesday in Louisiana after a battle with liver cancer. He was 74.

He had other songs that were popular, but none on the scale of "When A Man Loves A Woman," which continues to be a kind of anthem to heartbreak.
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