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Percy Sledge (1995)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995

Duration: 00:13:02

Subjects: Sledge, Percy | Music | Rhythm and blues music | Singers | When a Man Loves a Woman (song)


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Sledge, Percy Speaker


This segment from the 1995 Louisiana Legends Gala features a speech by Percy Sledge accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Sledge is a Rhythm and Blues and Soul singer. He also performs his biggest hit, “When a Man Loves a Woman.” Host: Gus Weill