Happy 80th Birthday to Roberta Flack, Born February 10, 1937
Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Roberta Flack’s musical legacy and share your personal Roberta Flack Roberta Flack, particularly her string of romantic, light jazz ballad hits in the 1970s, which continue Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Roberta Flack’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of her with us. Happy 80th Birthday to Roberta Flack, Born February 10, 1937
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’s Eponymous Duet Album
began recording their album of duets. The pairing’s resulting album, 1972’s Roberta Flack & Donny certain songs. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway proves this in more ways than one. The album opens with Roberta Flack Happy 45th Anniversary to Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway’s eponymous duet album, originally TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’s Eponymous Duet Album unpredictable beauty than the life-affirming soul of Roberta Flack and the late great Donny Hathaway Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, the original material underscores the beauty of their artistic combination
Remembering Donny Hathaway Today on What Would Have Been His 72nd Birthday (Born 10/1/45)
eponymous second album and recorded a duet with former Howard classmate Roberta Flack, covering Carole protest material. Hathaway achieved his greatest commercial success as Roberta Flack's duet partner of career had just started to pick up again, and Flack was devastated. Roberta Flack Featuring Donny sparked a full album of duets, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, which was released in 1972. The soft
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Jill Scott’s ‘Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1’ (2000)
love expressed in Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway’s self-titled duet album released that year
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rendition of Roberta Flack’s 1973 classic “Killing Me Softly.” I’m sure amongst her peers it must have
Happy Birthday to Adele, Born May 5, 1988
/songwriter influence found in the Londoner's music. Influenced by Roberta Flack and Suzanne Vega as
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Luther Vandross’ ‘Never Too Much’ (1981)
songstress and friend Roberta Flack convinced him to leave the ‘background circuit’ and secure a record
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: Donny Hathaway’s ‘Everything is Everything’ (1970)
, most notably for his friend and future duet partner, Roberta Flack. While nurturing his talents on
ALBUM REVIEW: Mavis Staples Embodies Red, White & Blue Courage on ‘If All I Was Was Black’
, Roberta Flack and Patti LaBelle are a handful of soul songstresses who remain with us. Included in
Deliver the Love: Celebrating 40 Years of Phyllis Hyman’s Eponymous Debut Album
Randy Crawford, Angela Bofill, Jean Carne, Roberta Flack and Brenda Russell—all of them seminal in
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Fugees’ Breakout Album ‘The Score’
, “Bonita Applebum” indebted reinvention of Roberta Flack’s classic version of “Killing Me Softly,” is what So much more than the ubiquitous Roberta Flack cover you’ve heard many times before, ‘The Score
Happy Birthday to Burt Bacharach, Born May 12, 1928
together they wrote Roberta Flack's Top 20 hit "Making Love," as well as "Heartlight" which Neil Diamond
INTERVIEW: Wyclef Jean Inspires Through His Enduring Carnival of Culture & Song
memorable cover of Roberta Flack’s chart-topper “Killing Me Softly with His Song.” “Killing Me Softly
Remembering Luther Vandross Today on What Would Have Been His 66th Birthday (Born 4/20/51)
, Roberta Flack, Chic, and Cat Stevens. Vandross gained greater attention in 1979. During the year, he Loving Me" was sung by Roberta Flack, with him arranging and singing background vocals, and it
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Sparkle’
, Natalie Cole, Deniece Williams, Betty Wright, and Roberta Flack, dominating the airwaves and marking their
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 35 Years of Luther Vandross’ Debut Album ‘Never Too Much’
likes of Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, and Roberta Flack. The latter was rumored to have “politely fired
ALBUMISM PRESENTS: 20 New Jack Swing Era Albums That Still Sound Great Today
of Roberta Flack’s 1973 hit single “Killing Me Softly,” recorded nearly a decade before the Fugees
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