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There was a time when stories and tales used to be told through musical lyrics. The alluring vocals of the mesmerizing songstress used to leave a permanent mark on our memory with their lyrical ballads. Now that golden era seems to have been lost save for a chosen few who are still keeping this tradition alive. If you are a lover of that bygone era, then it is time for you to rejoice. The amazing opportunity to listen to one of the living legends of music is available in the form of Roberta Flack tickets.
Roberta Flack was born in Black Mountain, North Carolina on the 10th of February 1939. In those days and time and being the daughter of a Baptist church organist music meant that music ran in her blood. So it was that young Roberta who started experimenting with the piano. In her youth she received her musical lessons at Howard University. However, even after a period spent teaching, fame did not come. It was on a chance discovery by Less McCann that Roberta truly made it big. This happened when the former heard Roberta singing in a local jazz club. McCann was quick to realize a diamond in the rough and was quick to sign her with Atlantic records at the earliest possible chance. And the rest, as they say, is history. Roberta Flack set about re-writing history as she set the musical world ablaze with hits after hits. What remains her unique and remarkable achievement is the ability to take the listener on a personal journey of introspection and reflection as she narrates a tale through her songs. Countless awards and felicitations later, she continues to weave a rich culture of love, and politics in our lives through her songs which have a rich infusion of jazz, soul, folk and pop. You can enjoy all of this if you buy Roberta Flack tickets to her show.
Her first two albums First take in 1969 and Chapter 2 in 1970 failed to make much of an impression. But all of this changed when the soundtrack for the movie Play Misty for Me included a version of her song The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face sung by folk singer Ewan McColl in the soundtrack. The single became a number one and remained in the top six weeks, becoming one of the biggest hits of 1972. In the same year Roberta joined her classmate Donny Hathaway to record an album together, which would announce the arrival of a music sensation to the world. The album included such hits as Where is the Love and the classical version of Carole King’s You’ve Got a Friend. But her greatest success would come in 1973 with the song Killing me softly with his song which remained on the number one spot for five weeks and continues to be an all-time hit with a number of artists covering it from time to time.
In 1974 she returned to the charts with Feel Like Makin 'Love . In that same year she took a break to act for charity. During the next few years, her appearances were few but she kept working hard. Roberta was deeply saddened by the sudden suicide of her long time collaborator and friend Donny Hathaway in 1979. However, she tried not to let that affect her music and she sought a new musical partner in Peabo Bryson, with whom she went on a long tour in 1980. The collaboration paid off with a hit in 1983 called Tonight, I Celebrate My Love. Proving that she was just as relevant now as she was before, Roberta had another hit in 1991. This time it was a duet with Maxi Priest called Set the Night to Music.
Do not miss this chance to listen to one of the all-time greats of her genre in her element. Buy Roberta Flack tickets for an evening you and your loved ones will cherish forever.