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How Dolly Parton chose to honor Whitney Houston's memory

How Dolly Parton chose to honor Whitney Houston’s memory

Dolly Parton explained that she used money from her proceeds from the Whitney Houston takeover of her “I’ll Always Love You” moniker by investing in an African American neighborhood in Nashville.

Some don’t know it, but before it became the legendary soundtrack to “Bodyguard,” “I Will Always Love You” was written and sung by Dolly Parton. The country music icon wrote the song in 1973 to bid farewell to his then partner, Porter Wagner. In 1992, the song was taken over by Whitney Houston, which was an unforgettable success.

Thanks to this new version of her song, Dolly Parton has received about $10 million in royalties, according to Forbes. A large sum, the star with impressive blonde hair chose to spend by investing in one of the African-American neighborhoods of Nashville, where she resides. She said this week on the show:Watch what’s happening live“I remember Whitney Houston when I made this decision. “I bought my office complex in Nashville. This property was in the African American part of the city, and it was mostly black families who lived there. And I said, ‘Okay, I’m going to buy this place, this whole mall.'” I thought, “This is the perfect place.” for stability. Because it was with Whitney’s money,” she said. “I told myself it was great, that I’d be there, with the members of his community, who are also members of my community. I would love to have spent that money at this resort. “I think this is the house that Whitney built,” she added.

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In the same interview, Dolly Parton, who never had the opportunity to sing her title with Whitney Houston, said that she would have liked to share the stage with her. “But I don’t think I could have caught the road beside her though. She would have outdone me in this matter, that’s for sure,” she added humbly.

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