The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (2:34)

Cover of Black And White - The Definitive Collection

From Black And White - The Definitive Collection and 8 other releases

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  • headey

    No video now & the stream coming from the new spotify setup is Alison Moyet rock/jazzwithabitofyodeling version. I like quite a lot of her stuff but not this thanks. Now banning it.

    14 Feb 10:09am Reply
  • headey

    It's Barbara Dixon on the video at the moment if anyone wants to compare. But yes,the stream is PS. On mudcat someone claims to have EM singing it on an LP but never came back with the details. The feeling there is he might have sung it very occasionally live but never did a recording.

    21 Aug 2013 Reply
  • fergalmc

    Peggy Seeger.

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • AcSpider

    I think we get a sense of its gaelic roots and the influence on the phrasing and Mr. MacColl's intended delivery.. Simply mesmerizing... I think if there was ever a song that captured the purity and virginity and wholeness of first and complete love this is the song.

    23 Jan 2011 Reply
  • robinbowes

    That's Barbara Dixon.

    30 May 2010 Reply
  • MattHowden

    Yep! Peggy Seeger :-)

    7 Oct 2009 Reply
  • MrZonko

    It is Peggy Seeger.

    25 Aug 2009 Reply
  • lis-sukie

    It could possibly be Peggy Seeger singing this but I'm not sure.

    18 Jul 2009 Reply
  • LondonLouis

    This is indeed "The first time ...." but sung by a woman (whose voice I cannot place)

    27 Apr 2009 Reply

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