India Arie - Favorite Soul Stirring Songs
As told to Joan Podrazik
Original Content | June 19, 2013
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"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face," by Roberta Flack
I used to close my eyes and imagine being Roberta Flack singing this song, playing the piano, sitting there with an Afro and long eyelashes like her album cover photo. It's a big part of why I wanted to be who I am today.
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