Percy Sledge, a Louisiana Music Hall of Fame member, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member and R&B icon has passed away at 74. There are a bunch of rumors floating around the internet, but the news has been confirmed to us by Percy's manager and Percy's Wife.

Percy's Wife told us he passed away around 1:30 A.M. this morning surrounded by Family.

"When A Man Loves A Woman", "Take Time To Know Her" and "Warm And Tender Love" are just a few songs of many R&B classics that come to mind when you think of Percy Sledge.

Percy had reportedly been in poor health recently, and will be sadly missed.