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BEFORE IT WAS A
These songs are well known but you may not know about the earlier attempts to score a hit record with prior versions of the same song.
Greatest Love Of All
One of the songs that will forever be associated with Whitney Houston is "Greatest Love Of All". This is for good reason. In 1986, it became her 3rd #1 on the US Hot 100. At the time, it was her longest running chart topper. The single also reached #1 in Canada and Australia.
The song was penned by Michael Masser and Linda Creed. Houston recorded 4 Masser compositions on her 1985 debut album, including "Saving All My Love For You" and "All At Once".
In 1977, the original version was released by George Benson. Masser and Creed had composed the ballad for use in the biopic 'The Greatest', based on the life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. The single made the Top 30 in America and the UK.
Each new song will be added to the spotify playlist named: ‘Before It Was A Hit Song’. You can check out the previous earlier / original versions of the hit songs you know and love.
The playlist and other Caffe` Latte` selections can be found at: