Roberta Flack discography

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This discography documents albums and singles released by American recording artist Roberta Flack.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Jazz

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1969 First Take (not a hit album until 1972) 1 1 3 9 4 47
  • US: Platinum [5]
  • CAN: Gold [6]
Atlantic
1970 Chapter Two 33 4 2 29 49
1971 Quiet Fire 18 4 5
1972 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway 3 2 22 25
1973 Killing Me Softly 3 2 11 13 40
  • US: 2× Platinum [5]
  • CAN: Gold [6]
1975 Feel Like Makin' Love 24 5 11 19 37
1977 Blue Lights in the Basement 8 5 88 9
1978 Roberta Flack 74 37 75
  • UK: Silver [7]
1980 Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway 25 4 9 31
1982 I'm the One 59 16 74
1983 Born to Love (with Peabo Bryson) 25 8 35 39 15 Capitol
1988 Oasis 159 24 Atlantic
1991 Set the Night to Music 110
1992 Stop the World Toshiba EMI
1994 Roberta Atlantic
1997 The Christmas Album Capitol
1999 Friends: Roberta Flack Sings Mariko Takahashi Victor Ent
2003 Holiday Punahele
2012 Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings the Beatles 181 429
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
1980 Live & More (with Peabo Bryson) 52 10 Atlantic
2008 At Her Best – Live Immortal
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
1981 Bustin' Loose 161 48 MCA

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
UK
[4]
1981 The Best of Roberta Flack 44
  • US: Platinum [5]
Atlantic
1984 Greatest Hits 35 K-tel
1993 Softly with These Songs: The Best of Roberta Flack 7
  • US: Gold [5]
  • UK: Platinum [7]
Atlantic
2006 The Very Best of Roberta Flack 41 50 Rhino
2011 Love Songs 20
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[8]
US
R&B

[8]
US
A/C

[8]
US
Dan

[8]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
UK
[4]
1967 "Si, Si Senor"
b/w "This Year"
Non-album tracks
1968 "Cold, Cold Winter"
b/w "If You Ever Leave Me Now"
1969 "Compared to What"
b/w "Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye"
First Take
1970 "How Many Broken Wings"
b/w "Baby, Baby"
Both sides with Les McCann
Non-album tracks
"Reverend Lee"
b/w "Business Goes On as Usual"
Chapter Two
1971 "Do What You Gotta Do"
b/w "Let It Be Me"
117
"You've Got a Friend"
b/w "Gone Away" (from Chapter Two)
Both sides with Donny Hathaway
29 8 36 82 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"
b/w "Be Real Black for Me"
Both sides with Donny Hathaway
71 30
1972 "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"
b/w "Go Up Moses"
76 38 15 Quiet Fire
"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
b/w "Trade Winds" (Non-album track)
1 4 1 1 1 14 First Take
"Where Is the Love"
b/w "Mood"
Both sides with Donny Hathaway
5 1 1 55 35 29 Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
1973 "Killing Me Softly with His Song"
b/w "Just Like a Woman" (from Chapter Two)
1 2 2 1 1 6 Killing Me Softly
"Jesse"
b/w "No Tears (In the End)"
30 19 3 36 23
1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love"
b/w "When You Smile" (from Killing Me Softly)
1 1 1 13 1 34 Feel Like Makin' Love
1975 "Feelin' That Glow"
b/w "Some Gospel According to Matthew"
76 25 38 79
1977 "25th of Last December"
b/w "Why Don't You Move in with Me"
52 28 79 Blue Lights in the Basement
1978 "The Closer I Get to You" (with Donny Hathaway)
b/w "Love Is the Healing"
2 1 3 1 42
"If Ever I See You Again"
b/w "I'd Like to Be Baby to You" (from Blue Lights in the Basement)
24 37 1 26 Roberta Flack
"When It's Over"
b/w "Come Share My Love"
82
1979 "You Are Everything"
b/w "Knowing That We're Made for Each Other"
98
1980 "You Are My Heaven" (with Donny Hathaway)
b/w "I'll Love You Forever and Ever" (Non-album track)
47 8 46 Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway
"Back Together Again" (with Donny Hathaway)
b/w "God Don't Like Ugly"
56 8 6 3
"Don't Make Me Wait Too Long"
b/w "Only Heaven Can Wait (For Love)"
104 67 44
"Make the World Stand Still" (with Peabo Bryson)
b/w "Only Heaven Can Wait (For Love)"
13 Live & More
1981 "Love Is a Waiting Game"
b/w "More Than Everything"
Both sides with Peabo Bryson
46
"You Stopped Loving Me"
b/w "Qual E Malindrinho"
108 32 Bustin' Loose soundtrack
"Lovin' You (Is Such an Easy Thang to Do)"
b/w "Hittin' Me Where It Hurts"
1982 "Making Love"
b/w "Jesse" (from Killing Me Softly)
13 29 7 63 43 I'm the One
"I'm the One"
b/w "'Til the Morning Comes"
42 24 10 4 (AC)
"In the Name of Love"
b/w "Happiness"
80 24
"Our Love Will Stop the World" (with Eric Mercury)
b/w "Only Heaven Can Wait (For Love)" (from Live & More)
65 Non-album track
1983 "This Side of Forever"
B-side by The Enforcers: "Robbery Suspects"
Sudden Impact and The Best of Dirty Harry (soundtrack)
"Remember When (So Much in Love)" (with Peabo Bryson)
B-side by Peabo Bryson: "Don't Play with Fire"
Non-album tracks
"Tonight, I Celebrate My Love"
b/w "Born to Love"
Both sides with Peabo Bryson
16 5 4 10 4 2
  • CAN: Gold [6]
  • UK: Silver [7]
Born to Love
"Maybe"
b/w "Can We Find Love Again"
Both sides with Peabo Bryson
68
"You're Lookin' Like Love to Me" (with Peabo Bryson)
B-side by Peabo Bryson: "Let Me Be the One You Need" (Non-album track)
58 41 5
"Heaven Above Me"
b/w "Can We Find Love Again"
Both sides with Peabo Bryson
84
1984 "I Just Came Here to Dance"
b/w "Can We Find Love Again"
Both sides with Peabo Bryson
15
"If I'm Still Around Tomorrow" (with Sadao Watanabe)
B-side by Sadao Wantanabe: "West Side Drive"
79 31 Non-album tracks
1986 "We Shall Overcome"
b/w "Let Me Be a Light to Shine" (with Howard Hewett)
1988 "Oasis"
b/w "You Know What It's Like"
1 13 Oasis
1989 "Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out"
b/w "You Know What It's Like"
37 1 72
"Shock to My System"
b/w "You Know What It's Like"
1991 "Set the Night to Music" (with Maxi Priest)
b/w "Natural Thing"
6 45 2 9 Set The Night To Music
1992 "You Make Me Feel Brand New"
CD single with two versions
50
1996 "Killing Me Softly with His Song" (Reborn Club Vox)
12" record with four additional mixes
1 Non-album track
1997 "The Christmas Song"
b/w "25th Of Last December"
The Christmas Album
2010 "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" (UK re-release) 47 Love Songs
2011 "We Can Work It Out
CD single with two versions
Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings The Beatles
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

With Les McCann

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c David Kent (1993). Australian Charts Book 1970—1992. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ a b "CAN Charts > Roberta Flack". RPM. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  4. ^ a b c "UK Charts > Roberta Flack". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "US Certifications > Roberta Flack". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  6. ^ a b c "CAN Certifications > Roberta Flack". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "UK Certified Awards Search > Roberta Flack". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  8. ^ a b c d "US Singles Charts > Roberta Flack". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-02-08.