Knowledge Identifier: +Roberta_Flack
Category: Music (655)
Born in 1937.
Countries: United States (66%), United Kingdom (13%), (5%)
Linked to: Howard University, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Angel Records, Capitol Records
Gene McDaniels - After the late 1960s, McDaniels turned his attention to a more black consciousness form, and his best-known song in this genre was "Compared to What," a jazz-soul protest song made famous by Les McCann and Eddie Harris on their album, "Swiss Movement", and covered by Roberta Flack, Ray_Charles, Della Reese, John Legend, The Roots and others
Hugh McCracken - Especially in demand in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, McCracken appeared on many recordings by Steely Dan, as well as albums by Donald Fagen, Jimmy Rushing, Billy Joel, Roland Kirk, Roberta Flack, B. B. King, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, The Monkees, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Idris Muhammad, James Taylor, Phoebe Snow, Bob Dylan, Linda McCartney, Carly Simon, Graham Parker, Yoko Ono, Eric Carmen, Loudon Wainwright III, Lou Donaldson, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, The Four Seasons, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Hank Crawford, Jerry Jemmott and Gary Wright
Terry Plumeri - In the early 1970s, he toured with Roberta Flack and played bass on Flack's LP, "Chapter Two"
Barry Miles (musician) - In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, Miles embarked upon a prolific career as a keyboardist and Minimoog soloist on many recordings in the heyday of studio work, while working as Roberta Flack's musical director for a stint that lasted fifteen years
Ralph MacDonald - In 1971, Roberta Flack recorded "Where Is the Love", which MacDonald and Salter had written
Roberta Flack's version of "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" hit number seventy-six on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - The song was popularized by Roberta Flack in 1972 in a version that became a breakout hit for the singer
It was awarded the Grammy Award for Record Of The Year in 1973
Donny Hathaway - His collaborations with Roberta Flack scored high on the charts and won him the Grammy *award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for the duet, "Where Is the Love" in 1973
Janis Ian - Other artists have recorded Ian's compositions, most notably Roberta Flack, who had a hit in 1973 with Ian's song "Jesse"
Gene McDaniels - In 1974, Roberta Flack reached number 1 with McDaniels' "Feel Like Makin' Love" , which won a Grammy *award
Donny Hathaway - He returned to the charts in 1978 after again teaming up with Roberta Flack for a duet, "The Closer I Get To You" on her album, "Blue Lights In The Basement"
Dean Brown (guitarist) - Since 1982 Brown has recorded and/or toured worldwide with artists Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Eric Clapton, Billy Cobham, The Brecker Brothers, Roberta Flack, Bob James, Joe Zawinul, George Duke, Victor Bailey, Bill Evans, Steve Smith's Vital Information as well as with his own projects
Bob Crewe - In 1984, a collaboration by Crewe and writers Jerry Corbetta and Bob Gaudio produced another Billboard Top 100 success with the romantic duet "You're Looking Like Love To Me," sung by Roberta Flack and Peabo Bryson
In 1999, a star with Flack's name was placed on Hollywood 's Walk of Fame
Flack was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 2009
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - In the 2013 Marvel movie, X-Men, Days of Future Past, her hit "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" is playing on the radio in the room when Hugh Jackman's character, Wolverine's consciousness initially arrives back in 1973
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - In the 2014 Marvel movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past", her hit "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" is playing on the radio in the room when Hugh Jackman's character, Wolverine's consciousness initially arrives back in 1973