Come Hear NC On Songs We Love: Roberta Flack

Mar 29, 2019

We've teamed up with Come Hear NC on a podcast series that explores North Carolina music one song at a time. On this episode, Merge Records co-founder and Superchunk bassist Laura Ballance talks to us about Roberta Flack's 'Compared To What.'

Come Hear NC on the Songs We Love Podcast

"This song to me is an expression of that frustration and powerlessness that people were feeling at the time. It's a protest song against the lack of progress in the civil rights movement and the general kind of political climate going on at that time."

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