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Killing Me Softly With His Song
Roberta Flack Lyrics


Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

I heard he sang a good song, I heard he had a style
And so I came to see him to listen for a while
And there he was this young boy, a stranger to my eyes

Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

I felt all flushed with fever, embarrassed by the crowd
I felt he found my letters and read each one out loud
I prayed that he would finish but he just kept right on
Strumming my pain with his fingers

Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

He sang as if he knew me in all my dark despair
And then he looked right through me as if I wasn't there
And he just kept on singing, singing clear and strong

Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
La, la, la, la, la, la, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, la
La

Strumming my pain with his fingers
Singing my life with his words
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly

He was strumming my pain
Yeah, he was singing my life
Killing me softly with his song
Killing me softly with his song
Telling my whole life with his words
Killing me softly with his song

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Robin Spielberg, Norman Gimbel, Charles Fox

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F. B.

And the tears roll down, as I sing this. Beautiful. Nobody sang this song better than Roberta.

Julian Lewis

A beautiful and tender song, sung with love too.

Luiz Fernando Magalhães

Canção maravilhosa. Obrigado por tocar minha alma com sua canção.

Angela Arnesano

No words.....just wonderful

Kenny B

This song brings me back to the time of my one true love.

Michael Schenk

the same with me

Rodney Wilkerson

Number one hit in the year 1973..

carrancas

Excelente!!!

Holo Digital

I love it...

eccolibri60

I just heard this song as performed by Postmodern Jukebox. As well as they did with it, I had to come hear the best, and unbeatable, version ever.

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