Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1941 – Born on November 25th in Leighton, Alabama.
1966 – He wrote and recorded song "When A Man Loves A Woman".
1974 – He resurfaced on Capricorn Records and has performed and recorded ever since, but despite being one of the best deep Soul singers of his era, Sledge will always be associated principally with his evergreen ’66 smash.
1980 – Married to Rosa and they had one child.
1994 – Accused of tax evasion and pled guilty on April 7th.
2005 – Inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.