Tag Archives: Sister Sledge

12Mar/17

Joni Sledge of “Sister Sledge” fame dies at age 60

Joni Sledge, who along with her siblings formed the group Sister Sledge and recorded the enduring hit “We Are Family,” has died aged 60, representatives for the group said on Saturday.

Continue reading

14Apr/15

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies in Louisiana age 73 – agent

Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge, best known for his recording of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died at his home in Louisiana aged 73 after battling cancer, his agent said on Tuesday April 14.

The song recorded by Sledge in 1966 was his first single and is considered one of the greatest of all soul songs.