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Whitney Houston Contributed Vocals To ‘King Holiday’ Tribute Song In 1986

King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew - King Holiday U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

“King Holiday” was released in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day which was first observed as a U.S. national holiday on January 20,1986. All proceeds from record sales and publishing were donated to the Martin Luther King Jr. Center For Non-Violent Social Change. The “King Dream Chorus” on the song featured prominent vocals by Whitney Houston, as well as El DeBarge, Stacy Lattisaw, Lisa, Lisa With Full Force, Teena Marie, Menudo, Stephanie Mills, New Edition, and James “JT” Taylor. The “Holiday Crew” featured Kurtis Blow, The Fat Boys, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Run-D.M.C. and Whodini.

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