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Bette Midler Says Percy Sledge Will 'Live Forever' Through His Music

Bette Midler has paid tribute to the late Percy Sledge insisting the singer will ''live forever'' through his music.The 69-year-old singer-and-actress is among a host of stars to publicly pay their respects to the soul...

Percy Sledge, Soul Legend, Dies At Age 73

Soul legend Percy Sledge, famous for singing ‘When A Man Loves A Woman’, has died at the age of 73. He passed away at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday April 14th.Steve Green,...

Percy Sledge's Agent Pays Tribute To 'Standout' Performer

The When a Man Loves a Woman hitmaker lost his battle with cancer at the age of 73. Steve Green from talent agency Artists International Management Inc. tells the BBC Sledge died...

Percy Sledge Dies Aged 73

Percy Sledge has died aged 73.The singer passed away this morning (14.04.15) at his Louisiana home, according to long-time friend David Johnson.The R&B legend - who was born in Leighton, Alabama - rose to fame...

Percy Sledge Dies Aged 73

Percy Sledge has died aged 73.The singer passed away this morning (14.04.15) at his Louisiana home, according to long-time friend David Johnson.The R&B legend - who was born in Leighton, Alabama - rose to fame...

Soul Singer Percy Sledge Dies

The singer, best known for his iconic 1966 hit When a Man Loves a Woman, died at his home in Louisiana on Tuesday morning (14Apr15). No cause of death was known as WENN...

Percy Sledge's Manager Plays Down Liver Cancer Diagnosis

Percy Sledge's manager has assured fans the R&B veteran is not dying, despite cancelling a U.K. tour after he was diagnosed with liver cancer.The When A Man Loves A Woman singer, 73, was forced to...

Percy Sledge Suffering From Liver Cancer - Report

Singer Percy Sledge has pulled out of a U.K. tour after he was reportedly diagnosed with liver cancer.The When A Man Loves A Woman singer, 73, was due to perform as part of producer David...

David Gest Searching For Candi Staton Collaborator

David Gest and Candi Staton are to use an upcoming tour to search for her new singing partner. The producer and the 'Young Hearts Run Free' hitmaker will scour Britain for a suitable collaborator for...

Motown Legends To Perform At History-making Oxford Union Talk

Motown legends Percy Sledge, Sheila Ferguson and Brenda Holloway will perform at Britain's prestigious Oxford University union for the first time in the college's history.Producer David Gest is to address students at the revered educational...

David Gest To Address Oxford Union

David Gest is to address the Oxford Union with the help of a host of Motown artists.The 59-year-old concert promoter is set to follow in the footsteps of his close friend Michael Jackson by giving...

Motown Stars Perform For David Gest

David Gest is bringing together a galaxy of Motown stars for a live concert spectacular.The promoter has organised several of the biggest names in soul, including Percy Sledge, Martha Reeves and Candi Staton, for a...

Cliff Richard Has Live Nightmares

Sir Cliff Richard often wakes up in the middle of the night in a panic about forgetting the words to his songs. Although the 71-year-old musician has been performing for over 50 years nerves can...

Sledge Planning Christmas Albums For 2011

Soul legend PERCY SLEDGE is making plans for next Christmas (11) - he'll hit the studio next year to record two holiday-themed albums.The When a Man Loves a Woman singer is planning to storm the...

Timberlake Slammed By Unimpressed O'jays

THE O'JAYS have reacted angrily to JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's involvement in their ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME induction, insisting he's irrelevant to their musical achievements. The LOVE TRAIN veterans were introduced by the hunky...

Springsteen Inducts U2 Into Hall Of Fame

American singer BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN inducted U2 into America's ROCK 'N' ROLL HALL OF FAME last night (14MAR05) - before duetting with the hitmaking Irish rockers. The lavish ceremony at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel...

Springsteen Inducts Bono

Rock legend BONO will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by his pal BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN next month - after the Boss agreed to return the favour. The Irish singer gave...

U2, Pretenders + Sledge To Enter Hall Of Fame

Rockers U2 and the PRETENDERS will join soul greats PERCY SLEDGE and the O'JAYS and blues legend BUDDY GUY as the 2005 inductees into the ROCK + ROLL HALL OF FAME. U2 and the...

Stewart's Approach To Classics

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART refused to emulate late singers FRANK SINATRA and BILLIE HOLIDAY when he covered their classic songs for his latest album - because his own voice is good enough. The former...

U2 And Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

U2, GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE, RANDY NEWMAN and THE O'JAYS are among the nominees to be inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME next year (05). Also vying for the...

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