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  1. Sheffield boys, Lexington, Ohatchee girls win Class 3A Section 4 championshipsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Alabama Live

    Sheffield captured the Class 3A, Section 4 boys championship, while Lexington and Ohatchee tied for first place in the girls division Saturday at Mountain Brook High School. On the line was a trip to the AHSAA state meet, which is scheduled for May 1-2 at Cullman High School.

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  2. Percy Sledge brought new dimension to soul musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Gleaner

    ... of his life, but he was never to be given the songwriting credits. Andrew Wright, a member of 'The Esquires', a Sheffield, Alabama band, fronted by Sledge, claimed that the riff came to him while practising for a Friday night gig, and he asked ...

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  3. The SteelDrivers Unveil 'The Muscle Shoals Recordings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... Brent Truitt, and bassist and singer Mike Fleming - made the two-and-a-half hour trek from Nashville to Sheffield, Alabama, to the NuttHouse Recording Studio to record eleven new original tunes, mostly written by Rogers and Nichols. There, they ...

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  4. Colbert County 911 expands call center to serve more peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... center takes all medical and fire calls in the area. They also take emergency calls from Leighton, Littleville and Sheffield.

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  5. BRIDGES, Elma MaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice BRIDGES, Elma Mary Age 94, of Kettering, passed away on Tuesday, April, 14, 2015. She was born on December 7, 1920 in Sheffield, AL.

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  6. 'When a Man Loves a Woman' singer, Percy Sledge, rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Examiner.com

    "When a Man Loves a Woman" is a song written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright which was recorded by Percy Sledge in 1966 at Norala Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama. It made number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B singles charts.

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  7. The men behind Percy Sledge's 'When a Man Loves a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... month. Credited to songwriters Andrew Wright and Calvin Lewis, it was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Ala., and featured some of the era's great R&B instrumentalists. It was the only song the two ever wrote together, although ...

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  8. Percy Sledge, Pop MiracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The New Yorker

    "When a Man Loves a Woman" was the first song that Percy Sledge, who died earlier this week, at the age of seventy-four, ever recorded. His searing, anguished wail shot up from a studio in the small city of Sheffield, Alabama, to become the No.

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  9. Percy Sledge and a song for the agesRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    ... frat party when Sledge was sitting in with a band called the Esquires. In any case, Sledge accompanied Ivy to a Sheffield, Ala., recording studio in 1965 with a melody that he had hummed while picking cotton and lyrics he was still putting together. ...

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  10. Editorial: Percy Sledge's love song was one for the agesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... frat party when Sledge was sitting in with a band called the Esquires. In any case, Sledge accompanied Ivy to a Sheffield, Ala., recording studio in 1965 with a melody that he had hummed while picking cotton and lyrics he was still putting together. ...

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  11. Two months of silence after DreamVision theme park announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Two months later, silence. That's according to city leaders in the Shoals. "I've had no contact with them," said Sheffield Mayor Ian Sanford. "Whether they're working behind the scenes or not, I have no way of knowing." He's not the only one. We ...

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  12. Barry Manilow bids farewell (for now) at Staples CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Thursday. Credited to songwriters Andrew Wright and Calvin Lewis, it was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Ala., and featured some of the era's great R&B instrumentalists. The great Percy Sledge record "When a Man Loves a Woman" ...

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  13. Railroad conductor finds adventure at work, in kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... give me an hour and a half to get there." The 33-year-old might find himself traveling to his home terminal in Sheffield, Alabama, or to a rail yard in Memphis, Tennessee, or Decatur, Alabama. But when he returns home to Corinth at the end of a ...

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  14. RIP: Percy Sledge, 1941-2015Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Nippertown!

    ... and Wilson Picket's "634-5789" and "Mustang Sally." One night, Ivy who was establishing himself with a studio in Sheffield, Alabama, heard Sledge sing an original with the Esquires. "When he heard me do 'Why Did You Leave Me, Baby,' he just fell in ...

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  15. Baton Rouge residents sing 'When a Man Loves a Woman' in remembrance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... nurse when he recorded "When a Man Loves a Woman" at producers Quin Ivy and Marlin Greene's small studio in Sheffield, Alabama. It became an international smash, one of many hits from the fertile Muscle Shoals-area studio scene. "People like the ...

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  16. Percy Sledge meets Tom Petty: 'What's your name again, son?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Thursday. Credited to songwriters Andrew Wright and Calvin Lewis, it was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Ala., and featured some of the era's great R&B instrumentalists. The great Percy Sledge record "When a Man Loves a Woman" ...

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  17. Single session launched Percy Sledge, No. 1 hit, and a soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Turnto10.com

    ... sound engineer for the Percy Sledge's hit "When a Man Loves a Woman," stands outside his Tennessee River home in Sheffield, Ala., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Sledge, who died Tuesday and grew up in rural northwest ... MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) - ...

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  18. Appreciation: Percy Sledge's 'When a Man Loves a Woman,' a great American balladRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The great Percy Sledge record "When a Man Loves a Woman" was released 49 years ago on Thursday. Credited to songwriters Andrew Wright and Calvin Lewis, it was recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Sheffield, Ala., and featured some of the era's great R&B instrumentalists.

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  19. Singer/songwriter Percy Sledge passed awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... hit single, "When A Man Loves A Woman." Quin Ivy and Marlin Greene were his producers at the recording studio in Sheffield, Alabama. Percy told Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that the melody came to him while he worked in the cotton fields around ...

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  20. Percy's love song was one for the agesRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... frat party when Sledge was sitting in with a band called the Esquires. In any case, Sledge accompanied Ivy to a Sheffield, Ala., recording studio in 1965 with a melody that he had hummed while picking cotton and lyrics he was still putting together. ...

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