Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Hits List: Roberta Flack

This great artist has had a long and distinguished career.  She has had solo hits and combined with several other artists to enjoy success in three different formats.  Here is the complete Hits List of Roberta Flack:

1969:  "Compared to What"
1970:  "How Many Broken Wings" (with Les McCann)
           "Reverend Lee"
1971:  "Do What You Gotta' Do"
           "You've Got a Friend" (with Donny Hathaway) --#29, #8 R&B, #36 Easy Listening
           "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" (with Donny Hathaway) --#71, #30 R&B





1972:  "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" (#76, #38 R&B, #15 Easy Listening
           "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (#1, #4 R&B, #1 Easy Listening)
           "Where is the Love" (#5, #1 R&B, #1 Easy Listening)
1973:  "Killing Me Softly With His Song" (#1, #2 R&B, #2 Easy Listening)
           "Jesse" (#30, #19 R&B, #3 Easy Listening)
1974:  "Feel Like Makin' Love" (#1, #1 R&B, # Easy Listening)
1975:  "Feelin' That Glow" (#76, #25 R&B, #38 Easy Listening)
1977:  "25th of Last December" (#52 R&B, #28 Easy Listening)





1978:  "The Closer I Get To You" (with Donny Hathaway) --#2, #1 R&B, #3 Adult Contemporary
           "If Ever I See You Again" (#24, #37 R&B, #1 AC)
           "When It's Over" (#82 R&B)
1979:  "You Are Everything" (#98 R&B)
1980:  "You Are My Heaven" (with Donny Hathaway) --#47, #8 R&B, #46 AC

           "Back Together Again" (#56, #8 R&B)
           "Don't Make Me Wait Too Long" (#67 R&B)
           "Make the World Stand Still" (with Peabo Bryson) --#13 R&B

1981:  "Love Is a Waiting Game" (with Peabo Bryson) --#46 R&B
           "You Stopped Loving Me" (#32 R&B)
           "Lovin' You (Is Such An Easy Thang (sic) to Do)" --

1982:  "Making Love" (#13, #29 R&B, #7 AC)
           "I'm the One" (#42, #24 R&B, #10 AC)
           "In the Name of Love" (#80 R&B, #24 AC)






1983:  "Our Love Will Stop the World" (with Eric Mercury) --#65 R&B
           "Tonight, I Celebrate My Love" (with Peabo Bryson) --#16, #5 R&B, #4 AC
           "Maybe" (with Peabo Bryson) --#68 R&B
           "You're Lookin' Like Love to Me" (with Peabo Bryson) --#58, #41 R&B, #5 AC
           "Heaven Above Me" (with Peabo Bryson)
1984:  "I Just Came Here to Dance" (with Peabo Bryson) --#15 AC
           "If I'm Still Around Tomorrow" (with Sadao Watanabe) --#79 R&B, #31 AC
1986:  "We Shall Overcome"
1988:  "Oasis" (#1 R&B, #13 AC)
1989:  "Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes)" --#37 R&B
           "Shock to the System"






1991:  "Set the Night to Music" (with Maxi Priest) --#6, #45 R&B, #2 AC
1992:  "You Make Me Feel Brand New" (#50 R&B)
1994:  "It Might Be You"
1996:  "Killing Me Softly With His Song" (new mix)
1997:  "The Christmas Song"
2010:  "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (re-release)

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