First and always first, giving much thanks to the Almighty God for many blessings.
Mommy, What a joy and an honor it was for me to have had the opportunity to be able to do something with you that will be a treasure for me. Love always. Your daughter, Whitney
Daddy, My chief operating officer. What a smart guy. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. What more can I say. I Love You. Your daughter, Whitney
Michael & Gary: I love you. The greatest love is not only learning to love yourself but liking who you are. Your sister, Whitney
To Donna and my nephew, little Gary. You two are quite a team, and you both have Chinese eyes. What a bundle of joy he is. I love you. Whitney
Robyn, You are my friend and you are also quite an assistant. Be strong, for you are a child of the Almighty God and you walk in his love and in his light. I love you, Whitney
To my cats, Miste & Marilyn, You make my day.
Gene & Seymour, I am very fortunate to have you two. We’ve come a long way and I will never forget you. Love, Whitney.
Welcome aboard, Lynne
Special Thanks to J.C. Simes: Whenever I called, you were there. You’re a gem. Love ya, Whitney
To Ellin LaVar: Thank you for being a lifesaver. Love, Whitney
John Simmons, Thank you for being a dear friend and a wonderful musical conductor. Love ya, Whitney
To Ellen White (Aunt Bae), I love you, Whitney.
Roy Barnes, Thank you for being there. Love ya, Whitney
To Danny and Sheila, I will never forget you. I love you, Whitney.
Richard Weidenbaum, Robert Ryder, Jerry List and staff, What a pleasure it is working with you. Thank you so much, Whitney
Paul Marshall and Sheldon Platt: my attorneys, Thank you.
Triad, Richard Rosenberg, Ben Bernstein and the entire Triad Staff. Thank you, Whitney
Narada, What a joy it was working with you from “How Will I Know” to this. You are great! I knew this, now others will know this too. God bless you, Whitney
Michael Masser, You have a friend in me always. Love Whitney
Kashif, What God has in store for you has not been revealed yet. You are soooo talented. You’ve got a friend. Love, Whitney
Jellybean Benitez, I had so much fun working with you. I never knew someone who had a name that fit them so well. Love, Whitney
My Record Company
Clive, Thank you for being there and for helping make things right. Your all encompassing expertise is timeless.
Donny I., So, you really think you know what you’re doing? You do! Thank you, Whitney
Tony Anderson, Thank you for your caring involvement. It’s great working with you, Whitney
Roy Lott, Thanks for everything.
Abbey, The inspector (ha). Thank you.
Melani Rogers, You’re a doll. Love ya, Whitney
Jim Cawley, Lauren Moran and Sales Team, Thanks for all your hard work! You guys are the best!
Rick B., Jeff B. and Pop Promotion, Now that you’re in charge, you’ve got a lot to live up to. Thanks for all your help!
R&B Promotion Staff, Thanks for starting it all!
Peter Baron, Thanks for keeping me laughing on my feet.
Jean Pierre, You’re a wonderful person to work with. Thank you.
Susan Clary, What a busy girl you are. Thanks.
International: Eliza Brownjohn, Thank you. Rick Blaskey, Thank you.
And Ariola Europe: Thank you Arista all over the world. Let’s do it again.
And, most especially, to my staff, my road crew, my band, and my background singers on the Greatest Love Tour, I thank you.
Thanks to every studio I worked in, and to the musicians who played on this album, and especially to the engineers who work that board. You guys are so important. Thank you.
To my Tour Manager, Tony B.: For me, you are the Best.
Finally, to the radio stations all over the world who play music undyingly. It would be quite difficult to be heard if it were not for you. Thank you.
And to the public: Thank you for listening.
This is for the love of you.