Coming on to the scene in 1985, Whitney Houston became a success story almost overnight. Her self-titled debut album was a surprise hit overnight, spawning singles such as the pop classic, How Will I Know, and the tender R&B swing of Saving All My Love For You. It was followed by the even bigger 1987 album, Whitney, which cemented her place as an international star with the uber-selling single, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).
Houston would remain a prominent figure in contemporary music over two decades, until tragic death in 2012. Her influence can be heard in many of today’s global popstars from Ariana Grande to Nikki Minaj, preserving her legacy as one of the all time greats.
We have recently acquired a fantastic collection of Whitney Houston items, including some of the rarest CD’s from her back catalogue. You can see a few highlights below, and head to our store to see what other gems we have to complete your collection.
Just The Lonely Talking Again: Mega rare 1988 US ‘Special Promotional’ 3-track mix CD, featuring the Single Version, Edited Remix and Extended Remix both remixed by Nick Martinelli, complete with a picture sleeve & back inlay. This was never officially released as a single and is now a very, very hard to find release. The Extended Remix includes extra vocals & adlibs different to any other released version, these were also available on a vinyl 12″ which is equally as rare. This example remains in an outstanding condition.
Where Do Broken Hearts Go: Rare 1987 US 1-track promotional CD for the single release, featuring the Single Version, complete with a custom picture sleeve & back inlay.
Where Do Broken Hearts Go: Rare 1987 German-pressed 3-track tour CD including So Emotional & I Wanna Dance With Somebody, in unique gatefold picture sleeve with tour dates on reverse. This example remains in a ‘near as new’ condition.
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