First ever Whitney Houston live album coming in November

theGRIO REPORT - The first ever live Whitney Houston Album is set to be released November 11 and will include 16 performances....

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Whitney Houston is set to leave us all speechless once again, with the release of her first live CD/DVD November 11.

According to Houston’s mentor, Clive DavisWhitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances will showcase her unparalleled legacy.

“(It) shows why she is at the absolute historic top rank up there with Aretha Franklin and Barbra Streisand as the greatest singers of our lifetime,” he said in a recent interview. “It really has been a labor of love on my part to go through every concert performance, every TV appearance.”

Some of the songs are ones that Houston performed live, but never recorded.

The album, which is produced by Davis, will include 16 lives songs and 19 live performances on the DVD, including Houston’s 1983 performance on The Merv Griffin Show, where she sang “Home” from The Wiz; her 1994 performance of “I Will Always Love You” at The Concert for a New South Africa; the 1991 performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl XXV; and a 2009 performance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Davis said he found the CD/DVD a success when he played it for his guests at a recent dinner party.

“It just couldn’t have been a better entertainment and emotional experience because the bittersweet part of it is the greater you see she was,” he said. “How tragic that she went so young, so that’s the bittersweet part of it.”

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