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Roberta Flack: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 21 July 2006

SHE'S WELL INTO her 68th year but Roberta Flack remains a strikingly prepossessing figure. A riot of comedic quips and acerbic asides beneath a leonine mane, this soul survivor totters on to the stage like an unlikely cross between Aretha Franklin and Whoopi Goldberg.

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