A song for you : my life with Whitney Houston / Robyn Crawford.

By: Crawford, Robyn
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Dutton, [2019]Description: xii, 319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cmISBN: 9781524742843 :; 1524742848Other title: My life with Whitney HoustonSubject(s): Crawford, Robyn | Houston, Whitney | Houston, Whitney -- Friends and associates | Sound recording industry | Administrative assistants -- Biography | Singers -- United States -- Biography | African American women singers -- BiographyGenre/Form: Autobiographies. | Biographies.DDC classification: 338.4778 | 782.42164092 Summary: Whitney Houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. She exploded on the scene in 1985 with her debut album and spent the next two decades dominating the charts and capturing the hearts of fans around the world. One person was there by her side through it all -- her best friend, Robyn Crawford. Since Whitney's death in 2012, Robyn has stayed out of the limelight and held the great joys, wild adventures, and hard truths of her life with Whitney close to her heart. Now Crawford opens up. With warmth, candor, and an impressive recall of detail, Robyn describes the two meeting as teenagers in the 1980s, and how their lives and friendship evolved as Whitney recorded her first album and Robyn pursued her promising Division I basketball career. Together during countless sold-out world tours, behind the scenes as hit after hit was recorded, through Whitney's marriage and the birth of her daughter, the two navigated often challenging families, great loves, and painful losses, always supporting each other with laughter and friendship.
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The life and legacy of Whitney Houston both fascinates and devastates her fans. In the past two years, two documentaries about her relationships and the demons she struggled with have emerged. Throughout it all one major figure from Whitney's inner circle has remained largely a mystery: her closest friend Robyn Crawford. In her memoir, Robyn finally tells her story of life with Whitney. A vital memoir and a previously untold part of Whitney s life, from a women who knew her better than nearly anyone else.

Whitney Houston is as big a superstar as the music business has ever known. She exploded on the scene in 1985 with her debut album and spent the next two decades dominating the charts and capturing the hearts of fans around the world. One person was there by her side through it all -- her best friend, Robyn Crawford. Since Whitney's death in 2012, Robyn has stayed out of the limelight and held the great joys, wild adventures, and hard truths of her life with Whitney close to her heart. Now Crawford opens up. With warmth, candor, and an impressive recall of detail, Robyn describes the two meeting as teenagers in the 1980s, and how their lives and friendship evolved as Whitney recorded her first album and Robyn pursued her promising Division I basketball career. Together during countless sold-out world tours, behind the scenes as hit after hit was recorded, through Whitney's marriage and the birth of her daughter, the two navigated often challenging families, great loves, and painful losses, always supporting each other with laughter and friendship.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. xi)
  • 1 The First Time I Met Whitney Elizabeth Houston (p. 1)
  • 2 Like an Angel (p. 19)
  • 3 Love = Love (p. 33)
  • 4 Separation Anxiety (p. 53)
  • 5 The Future Is Now (p. 67)
  • 6 Nobody Loves Me Like You Do (p. 77)
  • 7 You Give Good Love (p. 97)
  • 8 Introducing Whitney Houston (p. 109)
  • 9 The Greatest Drug Tour (p. 125)
  • 10 The Moment of Truth (p. 137)
  • 11 Tell On Your Damned Self (p. 147)
  • 12 Moving Fast at Twice the Speed (p. 155)
  • 13 Can I Be Me? (p. 165)
  • 14 From Sea to Shining Sea (p. 181)
  • 15 I Will Always Love You (p. 191)
  • 16 The Bodyguard World Tour (p. 205)
  • 17 Four-Letter Word (p. 209)
  • 18 The Trouble with Angels (p. 219)
  • 19 Exhale (p. 225)
  • 20 SOS (p. 241)
  • 21 My Love Is Your Love (p. 253)
  • 22 2000 (p. 263)
  • 23 California Dreamin' (p. 269)
  • 24 Life (p. 281)
  • Epilogue (p. 311)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 315)
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