Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.1 . Why Don't You Move In With Me 2 . The Closer I Get To You (Live) 3 . The Closer I Get To You (w/ Peabo Bryson ) Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’ (1971)

Roberta Flack's 'Quiet Fire' is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) - 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) - 03:40 . 5.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King, Gerry Goffin) - 03:59 . 6.To Love…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s second album : ‘Chapter Two’ (1970)

Roberta Flack's 'Chapter Two' is her second album, released on August 12, 1970 by Atlantic.1 . Reverend Lee 2 . Gone Away' (The Soul To Soul Concert In Ghana, 1971) Track Listing : 1.Reverend Lee (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:31 . 2.Do What You Gotta Do (Jimmy Webb) - 04:09 . 3.Just Like A Woman (Bob Dylan) - 06:14 . 4.Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë) - 05:00 . 5.Gone Away…

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Killing Me Softly’ (1973)

Roberta Flack's 'Killing Me Softly' is a studio album released on August 1, 1973 by Atlantic.1 . Killing Me Softly With His Song 2 . Jesse 3 . River 4 . Suzanne 5 . In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony (1975) Track Listing : 1.Killing Me Softly With His Song (Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel) - 04:49 . 2.Jesse (Janis Ian) - 04:03 . 3.No Tears (In The End) (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) - 04:56 .…

Roberta Flack releases her debut album : ‘First Take’ featuring ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ (1969)

Roberta Flack's 'First Take' feat. 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' is her debut album produced By Joel Dorn and released on June 20, 1969 by Atlantic.1 . The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Track Listing : 1.Compared To What (Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:16 . 2.Angelitos Negros (Andrés Eloy Blanco, Manuel Alvarez Maciste) - 06:56 . 3.Our Ages Or Our Hearts (Robert Ayers, Donny Hathaway) - 06:09 .…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’ featuring the eponymous song (and big hit) (1975)

Roberta Flack's 'Feel Like Makin' Love' is her fifth solo album produced by Rubina Flake and released on March 1, 1975 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Feelin' That Glow (Bobby Fusco, Sister Charlotte Laws, Gene Mcdaniels, Maurice Mckinley, Leon Pendarvis) - 05:48 . 2.I Wanted It Too (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) - 02:51 . 3.I Can See The Sun In Late December (Stevie Wonder) - 12:48 . 4.Some…

Happy Birthday Roberta Flack. ‘Sophisticated Lady’

This day (February 10, 1939), in Black Mountain, North Carolina,, is born Roberta Flack an American singer, songwriter and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Feel Like Making Love 2 . w/ The Fugees - Killing Me Softly (1996) 3 . Imagine 4 . Back Together Again 5 . w/ Peabo Bryson - Tonight I Celebrate My Love 6 . Killing Me Softly With His Song (1988) 7 . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Here'S To Love 8 . Donny…

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This week In Singing Ladies 33/52

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James Taylor, Carole King, Ray Charles, Chicago, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, Seals and Crofts, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, Sergio Mendes, Brasil 77, Jethro Tull, Al Kooper, John Mayall, Skid Row

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Happy Birthday Sadao Watanabe. ‘Tanjoubi Omedetou, Mister’

This day (February 1, 1933), in Utsunomiya, Japan, is born Sadao Watanabe,a Japanese jazz alto & sopranino saxophonist and flutist.Tracklist : 1 . Chega De Saudade (2017) 2 . Kaze no yukue(Where the wind goes) / Share the world 3 . w/ Kids - Kuroi Hitomi(Black Eyes) 4 . w/ Gordon Goodwin - Get In Line 5 . w/ Don Grusin & La All Stars - The Chaser 6 . Chega De Saudade (2001) 7 . Orange…

We remember Donny Hathaway. ‘Donny, A Song For You’

This day (January 13, 1979), in New York City, died Donny Edward Hathaway, an American soul singer-songwriter and musician.Tracklist : 1 . The Ghetto 2 . w/ Roberta Flack – Live 3 . Put Your Hand In The Hand 4 . Unsung 5 . Tribute Film Tracklist : The Ghetto . A Song For You . I Believe to My Soul . Little Ghetto Boy . Someday We’ll All Be Free . I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know . Voices…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.1 . Nothing's Gonna Change 2 . Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You (Java Jazz Festival, 2011) 3 . Beyond The Sea (Montreux, 1986) 4 . 20/20 (Montreux, 1986) Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) -…

Marlena Shaw records the album ‘Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?’ for Blue Note (1974)

Marlena Shaw's 'Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?' is an album recorded on June 12 and December 3, 4, 5 & 6, 1974 by Blue Note.1 . Feel like making love (New Morning, Paris 29.03.2010) Track Listing : 1.You, Me And Ethel / Street Walking Woman (Marlena Shaw / Loonis Mcglohon, Byron Olson) - 06:20 . 2.You Taught Me How To Speak In Love (Molly Ann Leiken, Art Munson) - 03:52 . 3.Davy (Bernard Ighner)…

Happy Birthday Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Tracklist : 1 . Knock On Wood (2020) 2 . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) 3 . Don't Knock (2017) 4 . New Kiss (2016) 5 . Take My Love (2015) 6 . w/ Sally Barker - Walking In Memphis (2014) 7 . Soul of a Man (2012) 8 . Sex Bomb (1999) 9 . Green Green Grass Of Home…

Genesis celebrates Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary (1988)

May 14, 1988 - Atlantic Records celebrate their 40th birthday with more than thirty megastar artists ranging from Wilson Pickett or Roberta Flack to Genesis at Madison Square Garden in New-York City<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Genesis-...And-Then-There-Were-Three…-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Genesis' '...And Then There Were Three...'' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

We remember Billy Paul. ‘We And Mr. Paul’

This day (April 24, 2016), in New Jersey, died Billy Paul, an American soul singer, known for his number-one single "Me and Mrs. Jones".Digest Tracklist : Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones . Your Song . w/ Chimène Badi - Ain'T No Mountain High Enough . It'S Too Late (2010) . Let Em In (1995) . Black Wonders Of The World . Tracklist : Me And Mrs. Jones . Your Song . Am I Black Enough For You? .…

Happy Birthday Tony Banks. Excellent day for a ‘Genesis At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English musician Tony Banks a 'Happy 70th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Genesis CREDITSPhoto : Jean-Luc OurlinAudio : I Can't Dance . Land of Confusion . Invisible Touch . That's All . Jesus He Knows Me . Mama . No Son of Mine . In Too Deep . Turn It On Again . Throwing It All Away . Video : Land Of Confusion . Jesus He Knows Me . Invisible…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

We remember Mary Wilson. ‘Oh Mary Love, My ….’

This day (February 8, 2021), in Henderson, Nevada, died Mary Wilson, American singer and founding member of The SupremesTracklist : 1 . Imagine (2018) 2 . I Am Changing (2015) 3 . Up Close The Copa Room 4 . Stop In The Name Of Love (2010) 5 . w/ Sugababes – Stop (2008) 6 . w/ James Gavin – The Lena Horne Project 7 . Walk The Line 8 . Green River 9 . The Supremes – Baby Love 10 . In Soul Train…

They All Sing Leonard

Famous and not so famous people get together to take on songs written by Leonard Cohen whose birthday is today. Nina Simone, Justin Timberlake, Madeleine Peyroux, Tom Jones, Lana Del Rey, Glen Hansard, Beck, Nick Cave, Judy Collins,kd lang, Esther Ofarim, Joe Cocker, Michael Bublé, Meshell Ndegeocello, Roberta Flack, Jeff Buckley, Tori Amos, Rufus Wainwright and twenty six more "They All Sing…

Redemption Song

Starting and ending with 'Redemption Song ' made famous by Bob Marley, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has The Drifters, Johnny Cash, The Coasters, Roberta Flack and many more.