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Roberta Flack - First Take Mp3

  • Performer: Roberta Flack
  • Album: First Take
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Catalog #: K 40040
  • MP3: 1479 mb | FLAC: 1071 mb
  • Released: 1972
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Soul
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Votes: 457
  • Category: Funk
Roberta Flack - First Take Mp3


1Compared To What
Written-By – Eugene McDaniels
2Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
Written-By – Frances Landesman, Thomas J. Wolf Jr.
3The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Written-By – Ewan MacColl
4Hey, That's No Way To Say Goodbye
Written-By – Leonard Cohen
5I Told Jesus
Arranged By – Roberta FlackWritten By – Traditional
6Tryin' Times
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson
7Our Ages Or Our Hearts
Written-By – Donny Hathaway, Robert Ayers
8Angelitos Negros
Written-By – Manuel Alvarez Maciste


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SD 8230Roberta Flack First Take ‎(LP, Album, PR )AtlanticSD 8230US1969
8230-2Roberta Flack First Take ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Atlantic8230-2US1987
CS 8230Roberta Flack First Take ‎(Cass, Album, RE)AtlanticCS 8230USUnknown
SD 8230Roberta Flack First Take ‎(LP, Album, RE, RI )AtlanticSD 8230USUnknown
SD 8230Roberta Flack First Take ‎(LP, Album)AtlanticSD 8230US1969


  • Arranged By [Horns, Strings]William Fischer
  • Baritone SaxophoneSeldon Powell (tracks: A1, B3)
  • BassRon Carter
  • CelloCharles McCracken (tracks: A2 to B2, B4), George Ricci (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)
  • Conductor [Strings]William Fischer (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)
  • Design [Cover Design]Stanislaw Zagorski
  • DrumsRay Lucas
  • Engineer [Re-mix]Bob Liftin
  • Engineer [Recording]William Arlt
  • GuitarJohn Pizzarelli
  • Photography ByKen Heinen
  • Piano, VocalsRoberta Flack
  • Presenter, Sleeve NotesLes McCann
  • ProducerJoel Dorn
  • Tenor SaxophoneFrank Wess (tracks: A1, B3)
  • TromboneBennie Powell (tracks: A1, B3)
  • TrumpetJimmy Nottingham (tracks: A1, B3), Joe Newman (tracks: A1, B3)
  • ViolaAlfred Brown (tracks: A2 to B2, B4), Selwart Clarke (tracks: A2 to B2, B4), Theodore Israel (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)
  • ViolinEmanuel Green (tracks: A2 to B2, B4), Gene Orloff (tracks: A2 to B2, B4)


This edition has white banded turquoise/brown Alantic labels.
Some copies have a sticker on front cover stating: Featuring Her Hit Single The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.
A1: Sparta Florida Music
A2: Latin American Music
A3: Southern Music
A4, B3: Copyright Control
B1: M.A.M. Pub.
B2: Harmony Music
B4: Frank Music


  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped): K 40040 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped): K 40040 B1
  • Pressing Plant ID (Runouts stamped): /


  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Atlantic Studios
  • Printed By – E.J. Day Group
  • Pressed By – CBS Pressing Plant, Aston Clinton
  • Published By – Sparta-Florida Music
  • Published By – Latin American Music
  • Published By – Southern Music
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Published By – M.A.M. Pub.
  • Published By – Harmony Music
  • Published By – Frank Music
  • Remixed At – Regent Sound Studios, New York City