"I'm the One" (Atlantic)
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5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
Women have to do twice the work of male rock singers such as The Rolling Stones
. We have to sing, play instruments and get accustomed to walking out on stage in high heels. Never mind the pressures of your image. If something goes wrong on my stage in any way, from sound to style, nobody can blame a band member. It's Roberta Flack who gets the rap and looks bad! I'm the one on the bill alone, ...
After a period of student teaching, she was discovered singing and playing jazz in a Washington nightclub by pianist Les McCann
, who recommended her talents to Atlantic Records, in the late 1960s.
Smooth silky soulful voice