First Take (Ltd Clear Vinyl LP)

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Format: LP 
Label: Atlantic 
Year: 2023 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 


A1 Compared To What 
A2 Angelitos Negros 
A3 Our Ages Or Our Hearts 
A4 I Told Jesus 

B1 Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye 
B2 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 
B3 Tryin' Times 
B4 Ballad Of The Sad Young Men 

Originally released in 1969. This limited replica edition pressed on clear vinyl.

Baritone Saxophone – Seldon Powell 
Bass – Ron Carter 
Cello – Charles McCracken, George Ricci 
Drums – Ray Lucas 
Guitar – John Pizzarelli 
Piano, Vocals – Roberta Flack 
Tenor Saxophone – Frank Wess 
Trombone – Bennie Powell 
Trumpet – Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Newman 
Viola – Alfred Brown, Selwart Clarke, Theodore Israel  
Violin – Emanuel Green, Gene Orloff 

Roberta Flack was raised in DC's Virginia suburbs, attended Howard University on a music scholarship, was an instructor in the DC Public schools, and had a regular gig at Mr. Henry's on Capitol Hill where she was discovered by major label scouts.  "First Take" is her debut LP, originally released in 1969.  The cover photo was taken at Mr. Henry's second-floor lounge and performance space.

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