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I Will Always Love You: Whitney Houston Transformed a Dolly Parton Song Into an American Standard

History’s greatest goodbye ballad at the half-century mark: Elvis Presley and Linda Ronstadt’s hidden roles in the story

How did Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston contribute to history’s most popular goodbye ballad? Photo collage by Joseph Serwach with public domain images via Wikimedia Commons.

The most loving goodbye song? Fifty years ago, Dolly Parton gave birth to a song. Twenty years…

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