How Roberta Flack created soul with "getting-togetherness"
Songwriter Les McCann described seeing Roberta Flack perform with all of that "getting-togetherness," referencing the soulful and central quality of Black music. "The concept of soul was really this attempt to recreate what was particular about being Black in America. This experience of struggle and resilience and pride," said author and cultural critic Emily Lordi.
Clint Eastwood loved "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
Clint Eastwood loved Roberta Flack's song "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."
The origin of Flack's hit "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
How Roberta Flack made "Killing Me Softly With His Song" her own.
Roberta Flack was a child piano prodigy
Growing up, Roberta Flack was known as a piano prodigy who "could play anything."