Roberta Flack ‎– First Take

Atlantic ‎– SD 8230
Vinyl, LP, Album, MO

Companies, etc.



Label variation: "MO"-suffix matrix numbers.

Recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York.
Re-mix engineer: Regent Sound Studios, New York.

A1: Lonport, BMI
A2, A3: Peer International, BMI
A4: Traditional
B1: Stranger, BMI
B2: Stormking, BMI
B3: Don-Pow, BMI
B4: Empress, ASCAP

In performance "Angelitos Negros (Black Angels)" is introduced by Miss Flack as follows: "Painters, why do you always paint white virgins? Paint beautiful black angels."

On all selections except "Compared To What" & "Tryin' Times", a string section is added.
On "Compared To What" & "I Told Jesus", the following horn section is added: (see credits).

Printed in U.S.A.

Inner sleeve: Queens Litho

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-A-691631-MO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-A-691632-MO
  • Rights Society: BMI, ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched, A): ST-A - 691631HH ② AT/GP △13499 (10) PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched, B): ST-A - 691632HH ② AT/GP △13499-X (10) PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, A & B): MR (in a circle)
  • Other (Inner sleeve): SOUL 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout variation, Side A, etched): ST-A - 691631-MO-AA T∑ AT △13499 (1) RG X
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout variation, Side B, etched): ST-A - 691632FF ②̶ - EX AT-GP △13499-X (10) PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Sides A&B, stamped): MR (in a circle)

Other Versions (5 of 82) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SD 8230 Roberta Flack First Take(LP, Album, PR) Atlantic SD 8230 US 1969 Sell This Version
EU 333 Roberta Flack First Take(LP, Album, Unofficial) Taedo EU 333 South Korea 1969 Sell This Version
K 40040 Roberta Flack First Take(LP, Album, RP) Atlantic K 40040 UK Unknown Sell This Version
8230-2 Roberta Flack First Take(CD, Album, RE, RM) Atlantic 8230-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
P-6449A Roberta Flack First Take(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic P-6449A Japan 1981 Sell This Version