It reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart twice. It first reached number one in June , and then in October , with her re-recording on the soundtrack of the movie version of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Thus, she achieved a number one position twice with the same song, a rare feat that Chubby Checker had done previously with "The Twist" becoming number one in and again in
Dolly Parton is one of Whitney Houston's biggest fans
Of all the legendary songs Dolly Parton has written in her illustrious career, "I Will Always Love You" remains one of the most iconic. Dolly's version hit No. And of course, the ballad became popular all over again when Whitney Houston recorded a version for the movie The Bodyguard in Perhaps the reason that "I Will Always Love You" has struck a chord with so many listeners through the years is that it has such strikingly simple, yet heartbreaking, lyrics. It's the straightforward passion behind the words that make the song so timeless:. And yet, Dolly did not write the song about a romantic breakup — it was written about a professional one.
Parton almost crashed her car when she first heard Whitney Houston sing her song
Country icon Dolly Parton was behind the wheel of her car in when she heard an unmistakable a capella vibrato on the radio — though it took a moment for the tune to register. According to Parton, actor Kevin Costner had previously asked her to send the song, which she penned in as a farewell to longtime mentor Porter Wagoner, to potentially be used in his blockbuster, The Bodyguard. It wasn't until that moment, however, that she'd heard Houston's version, which music producer David Foster rearranged for the film. They were just in a panic at the last minute. And so they asked me about the song. I sent it. That was partly because, as Costner, who both produced and played Houston's love interest in the film, has said, executives at Houston's label, Arista Records, took some convincing. I need it to be a cappella because it shows a measure of how much she digs this guy — that she sings without music. The rest is history.
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