Daily Archives: February 11, 2012

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pze_mdbOK8?wmode=transparent&autohide=1&egm=0&hd=1&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&showsearch=0&w=500&h=281] effigyofafannerd: I Look to You (2009) I had pre-ordered her comeback album the second that I noticed it was listed on iTunes.  I got on the moment it was available to download and started downloading it.  I was able to stay awake the whole time it was downloading, but after listening to just a couple of songs, I fell asleep.  This album was one of the first of hers that I had downloaded.  I ended up also downloading Whitney (1987), Whitney Houston (1985), I’m Your Baby Tonight (1990), and her greatest hits album.  With the exception of the greatest hits album, I already had purchased or been given each of the other albums.  Whitney is the only one I have on vinyl.  Whitney Houston and I’m Your Baby Tonight are on tape.  My Love is Your Love and The Preacher’s Wife are the only CDs of hers that I have.  She is the only artist that I have in vinyl, cassette tape, CD, and MP3/AAC form.   I’ve been looking at some of the posts that are judging Whitney fans by saying that people didn’t care about her before she died.  While that statement might be true for some of the people who are commenting on her death, it isn’t true for others.  I have quite a few friends who are big Whitney fans.  I’m a huge fan of hers.   And as stupid as people might think it is, I still feel like I’m in a bit of shock over her death.  (The same thing happened when MJ died.)  I know that I’m sad, but I just can’t allow myself to start crying over her death because I know that if I started crying, I might not stop for days. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

Mine is only one of the millions of hearts broken over the death of Whitney Houston. I will always be grateful and in awe of the wonderful performance she did on my song, and I can truly say from the bottom of my heart, “Whitney, I will always love you. You will be missed. Dolly Parton on the Death of Whitney Houston | Dolly Parton (via clambistro)

It is so sad that she died. It doesn’t matter if she died of some cause related to drug or alcohol abuse, her death is still a tragic loss. Acting like it isn’t because of her history is just rude. This is a woman who was born with an amazing gift, and to write her off as being unimportant because she made some mistakes in her life is wrong. I would hate to see how some people would treat their friends or family if they had substance abuse issues, because, from the tone of their posts, I would say it wouldn’t be in a very loving manner. my response on Facebook to some locals who were bashing Whitney and the news coverage of her death