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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"True Love Travels on a Gravel Road" (1969)

"True Love Travels on a Gravel Road" was Sledge's first single to fail to reach any Billboard chart, but it stands as one of his unsung masterpieces. A smooth, natural slice of country-soul that places equal emphasis on both sides of the equation, the song is perhaps the strongest supporting evidence to Sledge's claim that he sung a little bit of everything.

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