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Roberta Flack

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Roberta Flack (b. 1937) is a U.S. singer and pianist.

Born on 10th February 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina, Flack performs in the areas of jazz, soul, and folk, and is best known for singles such as “Killing Me Softly with His Song”, which won the 1974 Grammy for Record of the Year, and “Where Is the Love”, which was one of her many duets with Donny Hathaway.

Flack began her professional career recording for Atlantic Records without much success, until one of her earliest recordings, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (1969), was included on the soundtrack to Clint Eastwood’s directorial debut Play Misty for Me; it became a number-one hit in 1972.

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  • JNez

    The Bustin' Loose soundtrack contains two of my all time Roberta Flack faves: You Stopped Loving Me & Just When I Needed You, not to mention the sublime sing-song chorus of Children's Song. Ms. Flack has so many other amazing hits, including Making Love, Only Heaven Can Wait for Love, and You Are My Heaven. Such a classic, classy artist, and I adore her.

    26 Feb 3:20am Reply
  • DickBigems

    I was always under this impression that she was a singer-songwriter. Turns out she isn't.

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • LauHendrix

    Sometimes, it reminds me to Michael Jackson... Idk why... (hope no one kills me for this comment).

    20 Feb 2013 Reply
  • davidgeorgea

    I love this Song it is beautiful and I find it very emotional . not many songs do this to me .

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • barrospablito

    Early albums.

    19 Sep 2012 Reply
  • top20fanatico

    The first time ever I saw your face, I'm in love for your carreer *-* [2]

    5 Sep 2012 Reply
  • LOVES-DESIRE

    Roberta Flack - such a God given talent .... There's no way to pick one favorite - all of her songs re Soul felt ..... Her Music speaks to my Soul in such a quiet, peaceful, and meaningful way .... I enjoy her Music so .... "You don't know what it's like to Love somebody ...."

    25 Aug 2012 Reply
  • crilanas

    mi favorita , grnade

    2 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Brannu

    My favorite singer ... hands down.

    23 Jun 2012 Reply
  • JasonTrawick

    The first time ever I saw your face, I'm in love for your carreer *-*

    17 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Chingy314

    where is the love :)

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Red-Drallek

    I've added the Video for 'Here's To Love' For those of you who haven't had a pleasure of hearing it before.

    26 May 2012 Reply
  • GuilhermeVogue

    tonigh i celebrate my love for you

    11 Mar 2012 Reply
  • gendervariant

    Alice Coltrane is FlyLo's great aunt? That's what's up!

    11 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Red-Drallek

    Such a unique voice. I'm sure most will know this already, but if not. Two of Roberta's best tracks ever are a collaboration with Jazz Funk Saxophonist Sadao Watanabe. On his album Rendezvous. The tracks are called If 'I'm Still Around Tomorrow' and 'Here's To Love' . The whole album is great to be fair, but those two (wow). If you have never heard them you are in for a treat when you do.

    27 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Blackstarr2012

    blackstarr2012 also fails, but he's close: Alice is his great-aunt. [2] Close enough :)

    11 Nov 2011 Reply
  • iheartnikes

    I have all her albums on vinyl man just to hear how beautiful her voice is with better quality. Killing me softy....

    7 Nov 2011 Reply
  • TheIronLion

    Perfection.

    27 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Haihappen_Uhaha

    so beautiful

    12 Sep 2011 Reply
  • muzicmadd

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TFTLjePrDM&feature=related my cover

    6 Aug 2011 Reply
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