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Whitney Houston ‘So Emotional’ Released This Day In 1987

Whitney Houston - So Emotional U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

Today, October 12, marks the 31st anniversary of the release of “So Emotional,” the third single from her second album (Whitney). The song was written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly (who also wrote “Like A Virgin,” “True Colors” and others) and produced by Narada Michael Walden. The song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it her sixth consecutive #1 single. The video featured Whitney on tour and was filmed in Bethlehem, Pa., during the Moment Of Truth World Tour.

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