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Whitney Houston’s ‘You Give Good Love’ Was Released In February 1985

Whitney Houston - You Give Good Love U.S. 7-inch vinyl single front cover

Thirty-nine years ago today (Feb 22), Whitney’s first single “You Give Good Love” was released from her debut solo album. In reviewing the single, Billboard said Whitney has “a voice of exceptional clarity and control.” The song won Favorite Soul/R&B Single at the American Music Awards and received two GRAMMY nominations — Best R&B Song and Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female. Whitney performed the song on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, which is included in the 2014 CD/DVD release Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances.

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