Saturday, September 29, 2012

ABC Wednesday - K is for ....



The song I have chosen this week is truly a beautiful song and beautifully sung.

It brings back many memories of the past.



Killing me softly - by Roberta Flack

Composed by Charles Fox and written by Norman Gimbel. this was originally sung by Lori Lieberman but became a number 1 hit for Roberta Flack in 1973.  And it was her version that I first heard and loved. This is a song that is unforgettable. So many songs have "killed us softly".

In 1999 Roberta Flack's version was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and is ranked #360 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It is also ranked #82 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of all Time.


Youtube - Killing me softly.


My Bollywood choice this week is

Kora Kagaz from the super hit movie Aradhana. Starring Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore and sung by the legendary Kishore Kumar.

This is one of the super hit romantic songs of Bollywood.



Youtube - Kora Kagaz


Wish you a day when the Universe is truly kind.

Check out some other K entries at ABC Wednesday


Warm Regards
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2 comments:

  1. Hi Suzy! Thanks for sharing these two videos . They are very beautiful! Have a great week.
    Wil, ABC Wednesday Team.

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    1. Thanks Will. Apologies for replying so late. Must get back to the ABC prompts.

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