Blue Night At 54, Percy Sledge sounds as sweet as ever, a deep-throated tenor who could wrench emotions by singing pages of the Oxford American. Fortunately, he's… Percy Sledge
Music Review

Blue Night (1995)

Details Lead Performance: Percy Sledge

At 54, Percy Sledge sounds as sweet as ever, a deep-throated tenor who could wrench emotions by singing pages of the Oxford American. Fortunately, he's got top-notch material on Blue Night, from the inspirational ''First You Cry'' to the in-a-funk classic ''I Wish It Would Rain.'' If there's any justice, Blue Night will bring a little green to Percy Sledge, a true-blue soul survivor. A

Originally posted Jun 02, 1995 Published in issue #277 Jun 02, 1995 Order article reprints
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