Annotation

Columbia House catalogue number 542944T

Annotation last modified on 2017-12-15 19:23 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Killing Me Softly With His Song 3.4 4:51
2 The Closer I Get to You 4:41
3 You’ve Got a Friend 3:25
4 Feel Like Makin’ Love 2:55
5 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow 4:05
6 Where Is the Love 2:45
7 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 4:19
8 Back Together Again 4:51
9 You Are My Heaven 4:14
10 If Ever I See You Again 3:34
11 Jesse 4:00

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Purdie (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 6)
woodwind [woodwinds] arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 6)
guitar:
Eric Gale (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
electric piano:
Donny Hathaway (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Jack Jennings (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
piano:
Roberta Flack (tracks 1, 11)
Donny Hathaway (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
additional producer:
Arif Mardin (track 9)
Roberta Flack (track 9)
arranger:
Joseph Brooks (US songwriter/film director) (track 10)
composer:
Joseph Brooks (US songwriter/film director) (track 10)
Janis Ian (track 11)
Ewan MacColl (track 7)
Eugene McDaniels (track 4)
Charles Fox (film/TV composer, also Latin pianist) (track 1)
Carole King (tracks 3, 5)
conductor:
Joseph Brooks (US songwriter/film director) (track 10)
executive producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 2)
lyricist:
Joseph Brooks (US songwriter/film director) (track 10)
Norman Gimbel (track 1)
Gerry Goffin (track 5)
Janis Ian (track 11)
Ewan MacColl (track 7)
Eugene McDaniels (track 4)
Carole King (track 3)
mixer:
Jimmy Douglass (engineer) (track 6)
Arif Mardin (track 6)
performer:
Donny Hathaway (track 8)
Donny Hathaway (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
producer:
Joel Dorn (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 11)
Joe Ferla (track 2)
Arif Mardin (tracks 3, 6)
Gene McDaniels (track 2)
Roberta Flack (tracks 2, 4, 8–9)
Joseph Brooks (US songwriter/film director) (track 10)
Eric Mercury (tracks 8–9)
recording engineer:
Jimmy Douglass (engineer) (track 6)
vocals:
Roberta Flack (tracks 1, 11)
Donny Hathaway (tracks 2–3, 8–9)
Roberta Flack (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
Donny Hathaway (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
writer:
Reggie Lucas (tracks 2, 8)
Ralph MacDonald (track 6)
Eric Mercury (track 9)
James Mtume (jazz/funk musician) (tracks 2, 8)
William Salter (track 6)
Stevie Wonder (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (tracks 1, 11)
publisher:
Antisia Music Inc. (track 6)
BMG Ruby Songs (track 6)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
Frank Music Corp. (track 11)
Lushmole Music (track 5)
Rodali Music (track 1)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 5)
Sony/ATV Melody (track 8)
Taosongs Two (track 11)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
edits:
Killing Me Softly With His Song (stereo edit) by Roberta Flack (track 1)
sampled by:
Pain (explicit) by Puff Daddy & the Family (track 11)
Where You Wanna Be by Brandy feat. T.I. (track 11)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 361) (order: 359) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Jesse (track 11)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (track 5)
later parody versions:
Be Like David Was (track 4)
You've Got a Text (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Softlied (track 1)
later translated versions:
Ci vedremo domani (Will You Love Me Tomorrow) (track 5)
Du har en vän (track 3)
Käes on aeg (track 4)
La prima volta (track 7)
Liefste (track 11)
Tens un amic (track 3)
Tot ik bij je ben (track 3)
Tu amigo fiel (track 3)
You’ve Got a Friend (Japanese version) (track 3)
ジェシー (track 11)
歡欣一一記 (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
Back Together Again (Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway) (track 8)
You Are My Heaven (track 9)
Where Is the Love (1971-03 – 1971-10) (track 6)
Feel Like Makin’ Love (1974) (track 4)