I Will Always Love You ♡ WHITNEY HOUSTON ~ Lyrics •.¸¸.•*♡*

“I Will Always Love You” is a song by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton. The country track was released on June 6 1974 as the second single from Parton’s thirteenth solo studio album, Jolene (1974). Recorded on June 13, 1973, the singer wrote the song for her one-time partner and mentor Porter Wagoner, with whom she was having a business splitting at the time. “I Will Always Love You” received positive comments from critics and attained commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart two times. With the accomplishment, Parton became the first artist ever to earn a number one record twice with the same song as a singer, and three times as a writer. In 1992, singer Whitney Houston recorded the song for the soundtrack to The Bodyguard. Whitney Houston and producer David Foster re-arranged the song as a soul ballad. Her record company did not feel a song with an a cappella introduction would be as successful; however, Houston and Kevin Costner insisted on retaining the a cappella intro. The tenor saxophone solo was played by Kirk Whalum. Houston’s version was a massive worldwide success, appearing at number 68 on Billboard’s “Greatest Songs of All Time The Winter Rose photographed was from my yard. It bloomed this past December. I took many pictures of it, for it was extraordinarily perfect and so very beautiful. A Beautiful Gift from God in December…So fitting for this song… If I should stay, I would only be in your way. So I’ll go