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Whitney Houston - Whitney FLAC album

Performer: Whitney Houston
Genre: Electronic / Soul and Funk music / Pop music
Title: Whitney
Country: UK & Europe
Released: 1987
Style: Soul, Synth-pop, Ballad, Disco
FLAC version ZIP size: 1704 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1926 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1365 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 348

Whitney Houston is the debut studio album by American contemporary R&B and pop singer Whitney Houston. It was released on February 14, 1985, by Arista Records. The album initially had a slow commercial response, but began getting more popular in the summer of 1985

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress. She was cited as the most awarded female artist of all time by Guinness World Records and remains one of the best-selling music artists of all time with 200 million records sold worldwide. She released seven studio albums and two soundtrack albums, all of which have been certified diamond, multi-platinum, platinum, or gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Whitney Houston Wins 8 American Music Awards (1994). Whitney Houston won a record eight American Music Awards for The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album, including the special Award of Merit, at the 21st American Music Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA, on February 7, 1994. Release Date: February 07, 1994. I Loves You, Porgy/And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going/I Have Nothing (American Music Awards 1994). Whitney Houston performs a medley of I Loves You, Porgy, And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going and I Have Nothing at the 21st American Music Awards, where she won a record eight American Music Awards for The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album. This performance was later included on the 2014 album Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances.

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The WHITNEY album turns 32! "Whitney" set several records on the charts. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart becoming the first album by a female artist to do so. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record; the most cumulative weeks (25 weeks) at number one on the albums chart by a female artist during the 1980s. There was no bigger female star than Whitney Houston. Whitney Houston is basically a chapter in the ongoing story of how New Jersey in general, and Newark in particular, connect to the great American music story," says Santelli, himself a Jersey native who has lived in Jersey City and Point Pleasant. Before Whitney Houston, there was Dionne Warwick, Cissy Houston, Sarah Vaughan, a number of great American jazz artists," he says. And what you have in Whitney Houston is maybe the biggest shining light.

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A1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Backing Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kevin Dorsey, Kitty Beethoven, Myrna Matthews, Whitney HoustonDrums – Narada*Drums [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiProgrammed By [Percussion] – Preston GlassSaxophone [Alto] – Marc RussoSynthesizer – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Synthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson Synthesizer [Synth Horns] – Sterling*Written-By – George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam
A2 Just The Lonely Talking Again
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Michael GibbsBacking Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Bass [Electric] – Randy Jackson Drums [Brushes On The Kit Of Life] – Narada*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiSaxophone [Tenor] – Kenny G Synthesizer, Vibraphone [Dx7 Vibes] – Frank MartinWritten-By – Sam Dees
A3 Love Will Save The Day
Arranged By, Synthesizer – Jack WaldmanArranged By, Written-By – Toni C.Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonEngineer – Doc DoughertyEngineer [Additional] – Dennis McKay*Engineer [Assistant] – Craig Vogel, Don Peterkofsky, Fernando Kral, Jay Healy, Mark Roule, Nick Delre, Paul Pesce , Tim Reppert, Toni Greene, Tony MaseratiEngineer, Engineer [Mix] – Michael HutchinsonGuitar – Paul Jackson, Jr.*Other [Production Coordinator] – Doreen DorionPercussion – Bashiri Johnson, Paulinho Da Costa, Sammy FigueroaProducer, Drum Programming – Jellybean*Synthesizer – Fred ZarrTom Tom [Simmons Toms] – Linden AaronVibraphone [Vibes] – Roy Ayers
A4 Didn't We Almost Have It All
Arranged By [Rhythm] – Lee HoldridgeArranged By [Strings], Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano [Acoustic] – Robbie BuchananBass – Nathan EastDrums – John Robinson Engineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael DeLugg, Mike Mancini*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer, Engineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Guitar – Paul Jackson*Other [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldProducer, Written-By – Michael MasserWritten-By – Will Jennings
A5 So Emotional
Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonDrums – Narada*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiKeyboards, Synthesizer [Bass] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Programmed By [Percussion], Sampler [Drum Sampling] – Bongo Bob*Written-By – Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
B1 Where You Are
Arranged By [Horns, Strings] – Gene PageBacking Vocals – Whitney HoustonBass – Marcus MillerDrums – Paul LeimEngineer [Additional] – Calvin Harris , Russ Terrano*Engineer [Assistant] – Amy Ziffer, Bob Loftus, Dennis Mitchell, John Dranchak, Larry Smith, Mike Ross*, Mike Dotson*, Milton Chan, Steve Macmillian*Engineer, Engineer [Mix] – Darroll GustamachioGuitar – Dan Huff*, Ira Siegel, Paul PescoKeyboards, Synthesizer – Ralph Schukett*Other [Production Coordinator] – Russell SidelskyProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm], Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Programmed By, Synthesizer – KashifSaxophone [Solo] – Vincent HenryWritten-By – Dyan Humes, James Calabrese, LeMel Humes
B2 Love Is A Contact Sport
Acoustic Guitar [Takamine] – Shambhu Neil VinebergArranged By [Horns], Horns – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Claytoven Richardson, Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Bass [Electric] – Randy Jackson Congas – Paul Rekow*Drums – Narada*Drums [Simmons], Tambourine – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiHorns – Marc Russo, Premik Russell Tubbs*, Wayne WallaceProgrammed By [Percussion] – Bongo Bob*Saxophone [Tenor] – Kenny G Synthesizer [Dx7, Prophet 2002, Oberheim, Matrix 12] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Synthesizer [Oberheim Expander] – Cory LeriosWritten-By, Keyboards, Programmed By [Percussion], Synthesizer [Synth Strings] – Preston Glass
B3 You're Still My Man
Arranged By [Rhythm, Strings] – Gene PageBass – Nathan EastDrums – John Robinson Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Robbie BuchananEngineer – Dean Burt, Fred Law, Jim Boyer, Michael DeLugg, Mike Mancini*Engineer [Assistant] – Fernando Kral, Tony MaseratiEngineer, Engineer [Mix] – Russ Terrano*Guitar – Paul Jackson*Other [Production Coordinator] – Alicia WinfieldPiano [Acoustic] – Randy KerberProducer, Written-By – Michael MasserSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerWritten-By – Gerry Goffin
B4 For The Love Of You
Backing Vocals – Whitney HoustonCongas – Paul Rekow*Drum Programming – Narada*Programmed By [Linn, Roland 808] – Preston GlassSaxophone [Alto Sax Lyricon] – Kenny G Saxophone [Alto] – Kenny G Synthesizer [Dx7, Oberheim, Matrix 12, Birds] – Frank MartinSynthesizer [Moog Synth] – Randy Jackson Written-By – C. Jasper*, M. Isley*, O. Isley*, R. Isley*, R Isley*
B5 Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Michael GibbsBacking Vocals – Jennifer Hall, Jim Gilstrap, Kitty Beethoven, Nikki Harris*Bells, Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Preston GlassDrums – Narada*Drums [Simmons] – Greg "Gigi" Gonaway*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiPiano, Synthesizer – Frank MartinSynthesizer [Bass Synth] – Randy Jackson Written-By – Chuck Jackson , Frank Wildhorn
B6 I Know Him So Well
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Michael GibbsBass [Electric] – Randy Jackson Drums [Acoustic] – Narada*Guitar [Synth] – Corrado RusticiSynthesizer – Cory LeriosSynthesizer [Dx7] – Preston GlassSynthesizer [Kurzweil, Dx7, Super Jupiter] – Walter "Baby Love" Afanasieff*Vocals [Duet With] – Cissy HoustonWritten-By – Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaues*, Tim Rice

Companies, etc.

  • Produced For – Perfection Light Productions
  • Produced For – Jellybean Productions
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Mastered At – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Pressed By – RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis
  • Manufactured By – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Tarpan Studios
  • Recorded At – Right Track Recording
  • Recorded At – Clinton Recording Studio
  • Recorded At – The Plant Studios
  • Recorded At – Sigma Sound Studios, New York
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Recorded At – Z Studios, New York
  • Recorded At – Larrabee Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Soundtrack Studios
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, N.Y.C.
  • Recorded At – Devonshire Studios
  • Recorded At – Hitsville
  • Recorded At – Leed's L'Mobile
  • Recorded At – New Music Group Studios
  • Recorded At – Soundworks Digital Audio/Video Studios
  • Recorded At – Ocean Way Recording


  • Arranged By [Vocals] – Whitney Houston
  • Engineer [Additional Assistant] – Bill "Sweet William" Miranda*, Noah Baron, Paul "Goatee" Hamingson*, Rob Beaton, Ross Williams, Stuart Hirotsu
  • Engineer [Additional] – Jay Rifkin, Ken Kessie, Lincoln Clapp, Maureen Droney
  • Engineer [Additional], Engineer [Additional Assistant] – Gordon Lyon
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Dana Jon Chappelle
  • Executive Producer – Clive Davis
  • Mastered By – George Marino
  • Producer, Arranged By – Narada Michael Walden
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – David Fraser*


RCA Indianapolis pressing, denoted by "RCA" etch and stamped "I" in runouts, using metalwork from Specialty Records Corp.

Produced for Perfection Light Productions
Recording Studios: Tarpan Studios, San Rafael, CA, Right Track Studios, NYC, Clinton Recording Studios, NYC, The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA

"Love Will Save The Day" produced for Jellybean Productions, Inc.
Recording Studios: Sigma Sound Studios, NYC, The Hit Factory, NYC, Z Studios, Brooklyn, Larrabee Studios, LA, Sound Track, NYC
"Didn't We Almost Have It All" & "You're Still My Man"
Recording Studios: Sigma Sound Studios, NYC, Record Plant Studios, NYC, Devonshire Studio, LA, Hitsville, LA, Leed's L'Mobile, LA
"Where You Are"
Recording Studios: New Music Group Studios, Stamford, Conn, Soundwork Digital Studios, NYC, The Hit Factory, NYC, Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, Hitsville, LA

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix Side A, On Label): AL-8405 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix Side B, On Label): AL-8405 SB
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Etched): AL-8405-SA-DMM2 3-1 SP-RCA Sterling
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Etched): AL-8405-SB DMM 2 3-2 SP-RCA Sterling
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Both Sides, Stamped): I A2
  • Barcode (Printed): 0 7822-18405-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
258 141 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(CD, Album) Arista 258 141 UK & Europe 1987
AC-8405 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(Cass, Album, Club) Arista AC-8405 US 1987
258 141 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(Cass, Album, Club, CHR) Arista 258 141 US 1987
AC-8405 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(Cass, Album) Arista, BMG Music, Milletlerarası Müzik Yayınları Ltd. AC-8405 Turkey 1987
88985430252 Whitney Houston Whitney ‎(CD, Album, RE) Arista 88985430252 Australia 2017