Label: Atlantic - ATL 40 040,Atlantic - SD 8230 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Repress • Country: Germany • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Soul
Roberta Flack 's debut album, titled First I Told Jesus - Roberta Flack - First Take in true underachiever fashion, introduced a singer who'd assimilated the powerful interpretive talents of Nina Simone and Sarah I Told Jesus - Roberta Flack - First Take the earthy power of Aretha Franklinand the crystal purity and emotional resonance of folksingers like Judy Collins.
Indeed, the album often sounded more like vocal jazz or folk than soul, beginning with the credits: a core quartet of Flack on piano, John Pizzarelli on guitar, Ron Carter on bass, and Ray Lucas on drums, as fine a lineup as any pop singer could hope to recruit. With only one exception -- the bluesy, grooving opener "Compared to What," during which Flack proves her chops as a soul belter -- she concentrates on readings of soft, meditative material.
Her Lyrics In Trumpet - Streichorchester Hubert Deuringer - Poesie In Rythm of the traditional "I Told Jesus" has a simmering power, while "Ballad of the Sad Young Men" summons a stately sense of melancholy. Flack also included two songs from her college friend and future duet partner, Donny Hathawayincluding a tender examination of the classic May-December romance titled "Our Ages or Our Hearts.
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