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17/05/1986 Whitney Houston's "Greatest Love Of All" single goes #1 on the US charts

American recording artist Whitney Houston recorded the song for her self-titled debut album, Whitney Houston, which was released by Arista Records. It became a major hit, topping the charts in Australia, Canada and the US, while reaching the top 20 in most countries, including Italy, Sweden and the UK.


  • Essentials 

  • Song facts 

  • Background and composition 

  • The George Benson version, 1977 

  • Whitney Houston version