Whitney Houston’s Very First National Television Appearance in 1983


In 1983, a very young-looking Whitney Houston made her first national TV appearance on the Merv Griffin show. There she sang the song, “Home” with the skill and charisma that would soon turn her into a mega-superstar. Sadly that stardom turned to tragedy and we are left watching videos like this, appreciating her talent and asking how could it have gone so wrong.



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