1970s1980sMusic

Roberta Flack – You Know How Hard We Try & Reverand Lee & The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

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Roberta Cleopatra Flack is an American singer and musician. She is best known for her classic #1 singles “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, “Killing Me Softly with His Song” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love”, and for “Where Is the Love” and “The Closer I Get to You”, two of her many duets with Donny Hathaway.  Flack was the first to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year two consecutive times….with “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” won at the 1973 Grammys and “Killing Me Softly with His Song” won at the 1974 Grammys. She remains the only solo artist to have accomplished this feat…..as only U2, who did it in 2001 with “Beautiful Day” and in 2002 with “Walk On”, has done it since.

 

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