Ewan MacColl's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"

"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" is a 1957 folk song written by British political singer/songwriter Ewan MacColl for Peggy Seeger, who was later to become his wife. At the time the couple were lovers, although MacColl was married to someone else. MacColl and Seeger included the song in their repertoire when performing in folk clubs around Britain. During the 1960s, it was recorded by various folk singers and became a major international hit for Roberta Flack in 1972.

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i'm too lazy.

best version IS Roberta.

other good ones, influence by hers....

Lp to have is Roberta Flack's "First Take"