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Whitney Houston

Greatest Love Of All

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“Greatest Love of All” is an inspirational song written by Michael Masser and Linda Creed and performed first by George Benson and later, Whitney Houston. Creed wrote the lyrics in the midst of her struggle with breast cancer. The words describe her feelings about coping with a terminal illness and being a young mother. Creed eventually succumbed to the disease in April 1986 (at the age of 36). The song was the seventh single released from Houston’s self-titled multi-platinum debut studio album, Whitney Houston. The single, released in April 1986, spent three weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in May of that year. Clive Davis, founder of Houston’s label Arista Records, was initially against Houston recording the song, but he eventually gave in after persuasion from... Read on...

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More songs by Whitney Houston (See Charts): I Learned From The Best, All The Man That I Need, I'm Your Baby Tonight, My Love Is Your Love, Saving All My Love For You, How Will I Know, So Emotional, Exhale, It's Not Right But It's Okay, and Didn't We Almost Have It All.

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