Fox – Killing Me Softly With His Song

? (Original-1972) Killing Me Softly with His Song – Lori_Lieberman

The original of this video was uploaded in my old channel (65Reasons) on Aug. 22, 2008. It’s here again…. for everyone’s enjoyment. ??? . Song: Killing…

Sheet music for Fox – Killing Me Softly With His Song is available for downloading in digital format.

Lori Lieberman – Killing Me Softly With His Song [HQ]

Lori Lieberman – Killing Me Softly With His Song.

Killing Me Softly With This Song? What was the 1973 Roberta Flack song hit about?

Sheet music for Fox – Killing Me Softly With His Song is available for downloading in digital format.

Killing Me Softly was written by two male composers (Charles Fox and Norman Gimble) in response to a poem called “Killing Me Softly With His Blues” written by American singer Lori Lieberman after she witnessed a performance by fellow American singer Don McLean. The song was first recorded in 1971 for Lieberman’s self titled debut album (Capitol Records, 1972), however, the version most people remember is the 1973 cover by Roberta Flack, which won three Grammy awards, was number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for a total of five weeks, and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.

Roberta Flack wrote “Killing me softly” after hearing Don Maclean sing what song was it? I have always wondered what song it was that Don maclean had sung that so affected Roberta Flack to make her write such a beautiful song as Killing me softly and to date no one knows can anyone tell me?
“Killing Me Softly with His Song” is a song composed by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel. The song was inspired by a poem by Lori Lieberman, “Killing Me Softly with His Blues,” which she wrote after seeing a then-unknown Don McLean perform the song “Empty Chairs” live.Lieberman was the first to record Fox and Gimbel’s song, in 1971, but it became a bigger hit when covered by Roberta Flack in 1973, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 4 weeks. It was replaced by Love Train by the The O’Jays. Killing Me Softly returned to the top of the U.S. charts replacing Love Train.Hip-hop group The Fugees covered the song in 1996, with Lauryn Hill singing the lead vocals. Their version reached number two on the U.S. airplay chart, and had similar success in the U.K., reaching number one and selling over a million copies. Propelled by the success of the Fugees track, the version by Flack was remixed in 1996 and topped the Hot Dance Club Play chart.Other major artists to cover the song include Engelbert Humperdinck, Frank Sinatra, Tori Amos, Eva Cassidy, Perry Como, Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Toni Braxton, Alicia Keys, Jaco Pastorius and Shirley Bassey.The song was prominently featured in the 2002 film About a Boy in which the boy of the title, Marcus, is ridiculed by classmates for singing the song, a favourite of his mother’s, at his school talent show because of its feminine associations and romantic, emotional lyrics

Roberta Flack didn’t write the song. The song was actually written by two men, Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel, who based the song on a poem written by Lori Lieberman, called, “Killing me softly with his blues.” The song he was singing was “Empty Chairs.” Here’s a page for you.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_Me_Softly_with_His_Song

It was American Pie. American Pie was inturn written after the death of Buddy Holly .”the day the music died”..

Actually the song was written by Lori Lieberman and was inspired by a performance of the then unknown Don McLean singing “Empty Chairs” at the Troubador. Roberta Flack then later heard the song and eventually recorded it.

The original version of the hit ’70s song sung by Roberta Flack, “Killing Me Softly,” was written by Lori Lieberman. After seeing Don McLean perform “American Pie,” at the Troubadour in Los Angeles, Lieberman wrote a poem, expressing her feelings about seeing McLean and “American Pie.”

Who sings Killikng me softly?When was it produced? **Killing Me Softly
roberta flackactually..Killing Me Softly with His Song is a 1971 song composed by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_Me_Softly_with_His_Song

Who originally sang “Killing Me Softly”? I tried looking it up myself but its been re-done so many times I’m confused. Help please?
Originally by Roberta Flack, written after she heard Don McLean sing American Pie for the first time.

I think it was Roberta Flack who made the song famous, but it was Lori Lieberman who originally recorded the song, which was inspired by a poem she wrote called, Killing me Softly with his Blues, about Don McLean. The song was written however by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel.Here’s more info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_Me_Softly_with_His_Song

IT’S NOT ROBERTA FLACK! She just covered it.”Killing Me Softly with His Song” was written in 1971 by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel.

“Killing Me Softly with His Song” is a 1971 song composed by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel, which has become a pop standard. The song was inspired by a poem by Lori Lieberman, “Killing Me Softly with His Blues”, which she wrote after seeing a then-unknown Don McLean perform the song Empty Chairs live.

If you mean the song titled, Killing Me Softly With His Song, was written by Charles Fox and performed by Roberta Flack.If you’re interested, you can download sheet music with lyrics and midi for Killing Me Softly With His Song, at download-sheet-music-online.com/

Lori Leiberman. Fox & Gimbel wrote it after Lori saw Don McLean in a concert. Too bad she never got much recognition, I always loved her voice.

what is ‘killing me softly’ about? I have no idea.
“Killing Me Softly” is about someone going to see a singer in a club and being astounded by how much they personally identify with what he’s singing. I think the woman who wrote it was inspired by having seen Don McLean, who wrote and sang “American Pie”, in concert.

As an amateur musician/performer, I collect lyrics. Here’s what I have for this song:Killing Me Softly with His Songwords/music: Lori Lieberman; Norman Gimbel & Charles Foxperformed: Roberta Flackrefrain:. Strumming my pain (fate?) with his fingers,. Singing my life with his words,. Killing me softly with his song,. Killing me softly with his song,. Telling my whole life with his words,. Killing me softly with his song.1. I heard he sang a good song, I heard he had a style,. . And so I came to see him. to listen for a while.. . And there he was, a young boy,. . A stranger to my eyes,(refrain)2. I felt all flushed with fever, embarrassed by the crowd.. . I felt he’d found my letters, and read each one out loud.. . I prayed that he would finish,. . But he just kept right on,(refrain)3. He sang as if he knew me,. . In all my dark despair,. . And then he looked right through me. . As if I wasn’t there.. . And he just kept on singing,. . Singing clear and strong,(refrain, vamp, refrain x2)I hope you can see from this that it’s about hearing a song with lyrics that seem to tell your own life-story so well that it’s as though the singer knew you personally and was spilling your personal secrets to the world. The song referred to in these lyrics is on the soft, easy-listening side, thus, it’s “killing me softly” to hear this.

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