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Laurie Niles

RIP Pop Singer Whitney Houston (1963-2012)

February 12, 2012 at 9:50 PM

My dear friend, Arlette, who is exactly as young as I am, said it best: "Ah, Whitney-you were the queen of our prom! The angel choir just received a new diva!! May you get all the solos!"

Troubled lady, but here was one of her finest moments, at Super Bowl XXV in 1991 (go to :35 to get straight to the song):

And here's pop violinist, Vanessa Mae, with "I Will Always Love You," which seems a fair tribute.


From Simon Streuff
Posted on February 12, 2012 at 11:11 PM
Vanessa Mae covers DOLLY PARTON: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_utP1mGoutQ
Ok, whitney houston is known for it...and brought it to a big audience: rest in peace!
From Laurie Niles
Posted on February 13, 2012 at 12:31 AM
Peace

From Simon Streuff
Posted on February 13, 2012 at 9:44 AM
thx ;) I usually know that
From Paul Deck
Posted on February 13, 2012 at 6:35 PM
In many ways Houston was the Lena Horne of her generation. Great big smile, great big voice, and musicality by the mile.
From Julian Stokes
Posted on February 14, 2012 at 4:51 PM
Such a shame... tears.

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