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Roberta Flack

Robert Flack was born February 10, 1937 (1939 according to some sources), in Black Mountain, North Carolina, a small town located about 10 miles (18 kilometers) from the city of Asheville, North Carolina. She is best known for her love ballad "Killing Me Softly With His Song", released in 1969. She earned a music scholarship to Howard University ... See full bio »
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 1986-1991 Valerie (TV Series) (singer - 110 episodes)
- Isn't It Romantic? (1991) ... (singer: theme music)
- Ho, Ho, Hogans (1991) ... (singer: theme music)
- A Family Affair (1991) ... (singer: theme music)
- A Sneaking Suspicion (1991) ... (singer: theme music)
- The Best of Friends, Worst of Times (1990) ... (singer: theme music)
 1981 Bustin' Loose (composer: original songs) / (singer: original songs)
 1975 The Tiny Tree (TV Short) (music arranger: theme song) / (music producer: theme song)
 1972 Miss Gaby (Short) (music by)
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Album: "Roberta" (Atlantic) See more »

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5' 3" (1.6 m)

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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, ... See more »


She graduated from Howard University with a BA in Music. See more »


Smooth silky soulful voice See more »

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