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Lovers Who Cannot Move On: List of Heartache Songs in Tribute to Percy Sledge

Vocalist Percy Sledge spent away a week ago, an occasion that evoked recollections of perhaps the best tune of a forever shattered sweetheart. It might have always checked Sledge as a one-hit wonder, yet "When a Man Loves a Woman" is without a doubt a hit worth being associated with.

"This delicate, unceasingly committed soul had quite recently been caught unaware by his lady, who'd left him broke, seeping inside, and resting out in the downpour," clarified USA Today's Jerry Shriver in his 4/15/15 eulogy of Sledge. "You never blamed the person longing for her, since, well, a few sweethearts recently gave that sort of hang on you."

Here are ten different melodies that leave you feeling for a sweetheart who can't proceed onward after a genuine or envisioned relationship.

"Continually Something There To Remind Me" by Naked Eyes

This 80s new wave front of the Bacharach-David great depicts a person who still frequents the spots he and his past adoration delighted in, desolately trusting that he may see her once more.

"Photo" by Ringo Starr

The Beatles drummer scored one of his greatest performance hits with this track about a person who sticks to the image of the young lady who never again cherishes him.

"Love That Never Was" by the Minor Leagues

The crushed sweetheart in this phenomenal tune by the Cincinnati non mainstream band spends his Saturdays alone in his room, "perusing letters, and making arrangements of things that she used to state."

"Hackensack" by Fountains of Wayne

The pound the kid had on a young lady in his period one class develops considerably bigger when she turns into an acclaimed entertainer, for whom he swears, "I will sit tight for you as long as I have to, and in the event that you ever return to Hackensack I'll be here for you."

"I Saw a Stranger with Your Hair" by John Gorka

The sharp people lyricist sprinkled humor into this awfulness melody about a person who sees his ex in almost every female he experiences in the city.

"He Stopped Loving Her Today" by George Jones

This is exemplary nation at its best, as the man quits cherishing the young lady just when Death at last, and thankfully, wants him.

"Separate Ways" by Journey

Steve Perry's voice oozes catastrophe in this shaking number by a band for the most part connected with upbeat, sappy love anthems.

"Cognac" by Looking Glass

This is one of only a handful couple of hits that portray "a fine young lady" similar to the person who pines for a darling, for this situation a mariner, she can never grasp.

"Holdin' on to Yesterday" by Ambrosia

David Pack and Joe Puerta headed this very skilled band, who put this tear evoker on their introduction collection.

"She's Gone" by Hall and Oates

Daryl Hall unfortunately concedes in the tune's last section that despite the fact that the city's "pretty bodies help disintegrate the memory, they would never be what she was to me."