Dolly Parton Says: “Whitney, I Will Always Love You”


As the writer of one of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Whitney Houston[/lastfm]’s biggest hits, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dolly Parton[/lastfm] has also expressed her sadness in the sudden and tragic loss of one of the best female vocalists of all time. Dolly penned and sang the original version of “I Will Always Love You,”  Houston’s biggest of many smash hits that helped make The Bodyguard soundtrack one of the top-selling albums of all time. Watch the videos of both versions after the jump.
Dolly released a statement which read:

“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.'”

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Here is Whitney Houston in the final scene of The Bodyguard singing “I Will Always Love You”

And here is Dolly Parton singing  her self-penned and the original version of “I Will Always Love You”

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