Australian singles chart:
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face entered the Kent charts on 10 April 1972 and peaked at #1. The song was #10 on the Top 100 of 1972.
The song is on First Take which entered the Kent album charts on 28 April 1972 and peaked at #9.
Record label of Australian release:
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face was the breakout hit for Roberta Flack thanks, in part, to its use in the 1972 Clint Eastwood movie Play Misty For Me.
The song won the Grammy awards in 1973 for Song of the Year and Record of the Year, beating out Don McLean’s American Pie in both categories.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/roberta-flack/first-time-ever-i-saw-your-face
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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