Percy Sledge died yesterday. Here’s my favorite song of his, exemplifying his signature mood of male vulnerability: “Cover Me,” as performed in 2006 at the Mountain Arts Center in Kentucky.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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