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Friday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

Her voice is so missed. 1995–97: Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher’s Wife, and Cinderella In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film, Waiting to Exhale, a motion picture about four African-American women … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

I hope you’re enjoying this week with Whitney. 1992–94: Marriage to Bobby Brown and The Bodyguard Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.[96] She then met R&B … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

More from Whitney. 1987–91: Whitney, I’m Your Baby Tonight and “The Star Spangled Banner” With many expectations, Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987. The album again featured production from Masser, Kashif and Walden as well as Jellybean … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

More from Whitney Houston. 1985–86: Rise to international prominence With production from Michael Masser, Kashif, Jermaine Jackson, and Narada Michael Walden, Houston’s debut album Whitney Houston was released in February 1985. Rolling Stone magazine praised Houston, calling her “one of … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

This week will be dedicated to The Voice: Whitney Elizabeth Houston. I still can’t believe she’s gone. Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Old Souls Week – Michael Buble

I hope that you have enjoyed the music of Old Souls Week. Today’s Old Soul is Michael Buble.   Michael Steven Bublé (/ˈbuːbleɪ/; born 9 September 1975) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. He has won several awards, including … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Old Souls Week – Queen Latifah

Today’s Old Soul is Queen Latifah. Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970),[2] better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer, comedienne, and talk show host. She has … Continue reading

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