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Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ Single Was Released This Day In 1987

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

On May 2, 1987 Whitney’s song “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” was released as a single. Written by George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam and produced by Narada Michael Walden, the song was a massive hit worldwide and remains one of her most popular songs to this day. Here is a clip of Whitney and Narada discussing how they wanted to record the song.

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