Skip to comments.What Was Whitney Houston's Best Song? [Saving All My Love For You and National Anthem at Super Bowl]
Posted on 02/11/2012 8:34:41 PM PST by Steelfish
What Was Whitney Houston's Best Song? By Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
Singing superstar Whitney Houston has died at age 48, her publicist reported Saturday. Few details on the cause or circumstances of the singer's death were immediately available, though her life was troubled by drug use.
Whatever the facts of her death, fans are left with memories of some of the most stunning and powerful songs ever recorded by a female artist. Here are some of the songs we will remember Houston by.
"Didn't We Almost Have It All?"
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Whitney Houston singing the National Anthem in 1991 (HD)
Her national anthem performance was at the Super Bowl.
Thanks. I stand corrected.
Whitney’s Greatest Song?
Dolly Partons I will always love you.
Oops I guess that’s Dolly’s Song.
She performed the National Anthem at both the Superbowl in ‘91 and gave a somewhat lesser known, but equally passionate rendition at a welcome home concert for Desert Storm vets in Norfolk...
Whitney Houston - All The Man That I Need
Whitney Houston - I Have Nothing
Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
The last name is Houston. And who are you again? Oh yeah, nobody cares LOL.
Agree. Whitney had a wonderful voice, but Dolly’s “I Will Always Love You” is much much better. So much feeling.
That was awesome.
I know my Heavenly Father is all wise and loving, and his ways are inscrutable; but that does NOT relieve any of my brain cramps over why Whitney died, but that scum Bobby Brown is still walking areound topside!
“I Will Always Love You” (even if my husband hates it).
It’s better than Dolly’s - much different so it’s easy to judge. Not only better vocally, but PLENTY of emotion to it and without the hillbilly hick ululations.
No disrespect to Dolly. I love her, but she’s been beaten.
“How Will I Know?’’
Her best songs are the ones you mentioned in the title and that’s it. And that they threw so many awards at her feet shows everything that’s wrong with the music industry today. It’s all about the star and the music is secondary. Like my brother said once: “Why is waterboarding considered torture but being forced to listen to ‘I will always love you’ 1000 times a day on the radio not?
Whitney Houston - How Will I Know
I have to go with “I will always love you.” I’ve heard Dolly Parton sing it, and Roger Whittaker also did a version, but my favorite rendition is Whitney Houston’s.
Whitney Houston - Run To You
Yes, the thing about I Will Always Love You is that it was from the movie Bodyguard. Kevin Costner is her bodyguard & in one scene they are in this hole in the wall place & hear the original song by Dolly. Then she does her own version of the song later in the movie. And the lyrics go with her situation w/Kevin Costner in the movie, just as the lyrics had meaning for Dolly’s situation way back when she first sang them. Dolly’s such a sweetheart, I imagine she saw it as the tribute it was.
My first memories of Whitney were as a model in Seventeen magazine, then all her songs were part of the soundtrack of my life in the 80s.
I just watched her last interview from the link on Drudge & she said she knew she had many saints praying for her. Whatever her problems, she appeared to me to be a believer in Jesus.
I always found the lyrics to that one annoying. “Just trust your feelings” is such bad advice - it’s probably how she got hooked up with that loser she was married to.
You know, to be honest I never cared for any of her music, but I’m fine with those who did having their say and remembering her talent. Just as I hope they do when I get all weepey-eyed over the death of one of my 50s or 60s idols.
But I do remember her singing the National Anthem at one of the Superbowl games, and she did a magnificent job of it, with all the respect and dignity that it deserved, and for me that will always be her greatest contribution.
It is always a loss when someone so talented passes before their time, but the best way to honor their memory is to remember the joy they brought, and keep the speculation and moral judgements to ourselves.
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