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This week William Price King is going to follow Roberta Flack’s career and collaborations in the 70s and 80s. Enjoy the story and the music.. The previous posts in the series can be found in the links at the end of the article.
The 70s, 80s and collaborations.
Following on from her success with The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face in 1973 Roberta Flack also celebrated that year with her second No 1 hit with Killing Me Softly With His Song.
The song, originally performed by Lori Liebermann in 1972 was written by Charles Fox, a composer who worked mainly in television and film. The lyrics were written by Norman Gimbel a veteran in the music industry whose English lyrics to the Brazilian hit The Girl From Ipanema made the song a global success.
Roberta’s version of Killing Me Softly was awarded Record of the Year and Best…
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