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INDEPENDENT LENS

When Percy Sledge Made it Big

  • Aired: 04/21/2014
  • 00:58
  • Rating: TV-PG
In this clip from the Independent Lens documentary Muscle Shoals, soul singer Percy Sledge recounts how he went from working (and singing) on a cotton field and in a hospital to singing in an Elks Club to being discovered by a DJ and finally making it big, starting with recordings made at FAME Studios.
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Muscle Shoals premieres on PBS Independent Lens on April 21, 2014.
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