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Percy Sledge may have been a one hit wonder, but what a hit it was

Percy Sledge may have been a one hit wonder, but what a hit it was

Percy Sledge has died at 73 having long been dubbed a one hit wonder. But that one hit – “When a Man Loves a Woman” – was a wonder, indeed.

‘I was just strumming around’: Loose session with Steve Cropper sparks one of Rod Stewart’s biggest hits

‘I was just strumming around’: Loose session with Steve Cropper sparks one of Rod Stewart’s biggest hits

“It’s more luck,” Stewart says of songwriting, “than judgment.”

St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Half the City (2014)

Close your eyes, and there’s no way you picture this guy singing these songs. The guy with the glasses, the suit, the flushed cheeks.

Books: Cher: All I Really Want to Do by Daryl Easlea and Eddi Fiegel (2013)

Books: Cher: All I Really Want to Do by Daryl Easlea and Eddi Fiegel (2013)

In 1969, Cher was past her initial folk-pop successes with husband Sonny, but hadn’t yet launched her smash 1970s variety television program. She’d issue the most interesting project of her career.

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