SONG REVIEW

Saving All My Love for A Hit

Marilyn McCoo versus Whitney Houston

Nichola Scurry
The Riff
Published in
4 min readMay 14, 2024

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“Saving All My Love for You” is a song about a woman in love with a married man.

Whitney Houston’s 1985 version of this song sold three million copies worldwide. It was the first Whitney song I heard. At 10, I wasn’t really into ballads, but I was still able to appreciate her…

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Nichola Scurry
The Riff

Australian human living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry