Roberta Flack ‎– Softly With These Songs - The Best Of Roberta Flack

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1 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Bass – Ron CarterDrums – Ray LucasGuitar – John PizzarelliPiano, Vocals – Roberta FlackProducer – Joel DornWritten-By – Ewan MacColl
2 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – William EatonBass – Ron CarterPiano, Vocals – Roberta FlackProducer – Joel DornWritten-By – Carole King & Gerry Goffin*
3 Where Is The Love
Bass – Chuck RaineyDrums – Bernard PurdieGuitar – Eric GalePercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano, Electric Piano – Donny HathawayProducer – Arif Mardin, Joel DornVibraphone [Vibes] – Jack JenningsVocals – Donny Hathaway, Roberta FlackWritten-By – Ralph MacDonald, William Salter
4 Killing Me Softly With His Song
Arranged By – Roberta FlackProducer – Joel DornWritten-By – Charles Fox, Norman Gimbel
5 Feel Like Makin' Love
Arranged By – L. Leon Pendarvis*, Rubina FlakeProducer – Rubina FlakeWritten-By – Eugene McDaniels
6 The Closer I Get To You
Executive-Producer – Ahmet ErtegunFeaturing, Vocals – Donny HathawayProducer – Eugene McDaniels, Joe Ferla, Rubina FlakeWritten-By – J. Mtume*, Reggie Lucas
7 More Than Everything
Arranged By – Barry Miles, Peabo Bryson, Roberta FlackArranged By [Background Vocals Arranged By] – Luther VandrossBass – Marcus MillerConductor, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Moog] – Barry MilesDrums – Buddy WilliamsGuitar – George Wadenius*Percussion – Errol "Crusher" Bennett*Producer, Written-By – Peabo Bryson, Roberta FlackSynthesizer [Oberheim] – Ed WalshVocals – Brenda White*, Buddy Williams, George Wadenius*, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, Yvonne Lewis
8 Only Heaven Can Wait (For Love)
Arranged By – Barry Miles, Peabo Bryson, Roberta FlackArranged By [Background Vocals Arranged By] – Luther VandrossBass – Marcus MillerConductor, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Moog] – Barry MilesDrums – Buddy WilliamsGuitar – George Wadenius*Percussion – Errol "Crusher" Bennett*Producer – Peabo Bryson, Roberta FlackSynthesizer [Oberheim] – Ed WalshVocals – Brenda White*, Buddy Williams, George Wadenius*, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, Roberta Flack, Yvonne LewisWritten-By – Eric Mercury, Roberta Flack
9 Back Together Again
Arranged By – J. Mtume*Horns [Additional Horns], Strings [Additional Strings] – Ray ChewProducer – Eric Mercury, Roberta FlackVocals [Featured Vocals] – Donny HathawayWritten-By – J. Mtume*, Reggie Lucas
10 Making Love
Bass – Neil Steubenhaus*Drums – Jim KeltnerGuitar – Lee RitenourPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano – Richard TeeProducer – Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer SagerSynthesizer – Burt Bacharach, Craig Huntley*Vocals – Roberta FlackWritten-By – Bruce Roberts, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager
11 Tonight, I Celebrate My Love
Bass – Nathan EastDrums – Carlos VegaGuitar – Paul Jackson*Musician [Rhythm] – Gene Page, Michael MasserOrchestrated By [Orchestration] – Gene PagePiano – Randy KerberProducer – Michael MasserVocals – Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack
12 Oasis
Alto Saxophone [Alto Saxophone Solo] – David SanbornBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Brenda White-King*, Chude Mondlane, Dennis Collins, Lani Groves, Marcus Miller, Mark Stephens*, Roberta FlackDrums – Buddy WilliamsPercussion – Steve ThorntonProducer, Bass, Keyboards – Marcus MillerProgrammed By [Synthesizer Programming] – Jason Miles (2)Vocals – Roberta FlackWritten-By – Marcus Miller, Mark Stephens*
13 And So It Goes
Acoustic Guitar – Earl KlughBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gabrielle Goodman, Phil Perry (2)Bass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Mike Landau*Percussion – Mike Fisher*Producer, Arranged By – Barry Miles, Jerry HeySynthesizer – Barry Miles, Larry Williams, Randy KerberVocals, Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Roberta FlackWritten-By – Barry Miles, Maya Angelou, Roberta Flack
14 You Know What It's Like
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gabrielle Goodman, Phil Perry (2)Drums – Buddy Williams, John Robinson (2)Guitar – Mike Landau*Percussion – Mike Fisher*Producer, Arranged By – Barry Miles, Jerry HeyProgrammed By [Additional Synthesizer Programming By] – Jason Miles (2)Saxophone [Sax] – Dan HigginsSequenced By [Linn Drum & Synthesizer Sequencing By] – Barry MilesSynthesizer – Larry Williams, Randy KerberTrumpet – Jerry HeyVocals – Roberta FlackWritten-By – Barry Miles, Brenda Russell (2), Roberta Flack
15 Set The Night To Music
Arranged By – Robbie KondorBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jerry Barnes, Katreese BarnesDrum Programming – Sammy MerendinoKeyboards, Programmed By [Programming] – Randy KerberLead Vocals – Maxi Priest, Roberta FlackPercussion – Errol "Crusher" Bennett*Producer, Arranged By [Strings Arranged By], Conductor [Strings Conducted By] – Arif MardinWritten-By – Diane Warren
16 My Foolish Heart
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jerry Barnes, Katreese Barnes, Rachele Cappelli, Reggie GriffinBacking Vocals [Background VocalsBacking Vocals] – Cindy MizelleCo-producer – Ahmet ErtegunKeyboards [Additional Keyboards], Programmed By [Additional Programming] – Keith "Plex" BarnhartKeyboards [Main Keyboard] – Greg PhillinganesKeyboards, Programmed By [Programming], Bass [Synth Bass] – Joe MardinProducer, Arranged By, Arranged By [Strings Arranged By], Conductor [Strings Conducted By] – Arif MardinTenor Saxophone – Andy SnitzerWritten-By – Ned Washington, Victor Young
17 Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (Steve Hurley's House Mix)
Producer, Arranged By – Jerry HeyRemix – Steve Hurley*Written-By – Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson*

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Track 1 [published by] Stormking Music (BMI). From "First Take", Atlantic 8230 (1969). Also released as a single (Atlantic 2864), #1 pop, #4 R&B.

Track 2 [published by] Screen Gems-Columbia (BMI). From "Quiet Fire", Atlantic 1594 (1971). Also released as a single (Atlantic 2851), #76 pop, #38 R&B.

Track 3 [published by] Antisia (ASCAP). From "Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway", Atlantic 7216 (1972). Also released as a single (Atlantic 2879), #5 pop, #1 R&B.

Track 4 [published by] Fox-Gimbel Productions (BMI). From "Killing Me Softly", Atlantic 7271 (1973). Also released as a single (Atlantic 2940), #1 pop, #2 R&B.

Track 5 [published by] Skyforest (BMI). From "Feel Like Makin' Love", Atlantic 18131 (1975). Also released as a single (Atlantic 3025), #1 pop, #1 R&B.

Track 6 [published by] Scarab Publishing Corp. / Ensign Music Corp. (BMI). From "Blue Lights In The Basement", Atlantic 19149 (1977). Also released as a single, #2 pop, #1 R&B.

Track 7 [published by] WB Music Corp. / Peabo Music / Very Every Music (ASCAP). From Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson's "Live & More", Atlantic 2-7004 (1980).

Track 8 [published by] Very Every Music (ASCAP) / Teaincense Music (BMI). From Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson's "Live & More", Atlantic 2-7004 (1980).

Track 9 [published by] Scarab Music (BMI). From "Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway", Atlantic 16013 (1980). Also released as a single (Atlantic 3627), #56 pop, #18 R&B.

Track 10 [published by] Carole Bayer Sager Music / Broozertunes, Inc. / Fox Fanfare Music (BMI) / New Hidden Valley Music / 20th Century Fox Music Corp. (ASCAP). From "I'm The One", Atlantic 19354. Also released as a single (Atlantic 4005), #13 pop, #29 R&B.

Track 11 [published by] Almo Music Corp. / Prince Street Music / Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc. (ASCAP/BMI). From Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson's "Born To Love", Capitol 12284 (1983). Also released as a single (Capitol 5242), #16 pop, #5 R&B. Courtesy of CEMA Special Products, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.

Track 12 [published by] Sunset Burgundy, Inc. / TuTu Songs / MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA, Inc. (ASCAP). From "Oasis", Atlantic 81916 (1988). Also released as a single (Atlantic 88996), #1 R&B.

Track 13 [published by] Very Every Music Inc. / Baronet Publishing Co. (ASCAP). From "Oasis", Atlantic 81916 (1988).

Track 14 [published by] Baronet Publishing Co. / Geffen Music / Rutland Road Music / Very Every Music Inc. (ASCAP). From "Oasis", Atlantic 81916 (1988). Also released as a single (Atlantic 88996).

Track 15 [published by] Realsongs (ASCAP). From "Set The Night To Music", Atlantic 82321 (1991). Also released as a single (Atlantic 87607), $6 pop, #45 R&B.

Track 16 [published by] Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP). From "Set The Night To Music", Atlantic 82321 (1991).

Track 17 [published by] Nick-O-Val Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP). Composition originally included on "Oasis", Atlantic 81916 (1988). This version only released as a single, 0-86453, #1 dance.

This compilation ℗© 1993 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States. Distributed by / Distribué par Columbia House, under license. Made in Canada.

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  • Barcode: 7 7749-756700 1 02
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  • Matrix / Runout: #950912XC CD-82498 MFG BY CINRAM
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 6000

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