Percy Sledge: 10 Essential Tracks

The soul legend was best known for "When a Man Loves a Woman," but his career was filled with undiminished treasures

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"It's All Wrong but It's Alright" (1968)

Another excellent song from Greene and Hinton, "It's All Wrong but It's Alright" is a bit of a rarity from Sledge: It's a song where he seems to take pleasure in his transgressions. If the singer were racked with guilt on "The Dark End of the Street," here he seems overwhelmed by just how good being wrong feels, and that unexpected carnality gives "It's All Wrong but It's Alright" a kick.

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