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Let LeAnn Rimes Serenade You With “I Will Always Love You”

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LeAnn Rimes puts her own spin on the hit long song “I Will Always Love You.” This is a song originally popularized by Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston.

LeAnn Rimes, And I Will Always Love You, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston
via LeAnn Rimes’ Official Facebook Page

I Will Always Love You

I Will Always Love You, LeAnn Rimes, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston
via LeAnn Rimes Official Facebook Page

With the sharpness and sweetness of her voice, she delivers the classic love song with poise. The slow arrangement of the song fits her musical aesthetic. And, the emotion seeps right through the song because of the sincerity of the way she sings.

Listen to the amazing rendition here!

Origins

The original songstress who sang this is none other than the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton. She originally sang and recorded it in 1974 as a farewell to her mentor of seven years, Porter Wagoner. This follows her decision to pursue a solo career.

The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart two times. It first reached number one in June of 1974, and then in October 1982, where she re-recorded it for the soundtrack of the movie version of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.”

Meanwhile, there was also a resurgence of its popularity back in 1992. Icon Whitney Houston. She recorded a version of this song for the film “The Bodyguard.” Her version spent 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This makes it one of the best-selling singles of all time. It also holds the record for being the best-selling single by a woman in music history.

LeAnn’s Love Sessions

Currently, Rimes has wrapped up her #LovEsessions. This is where she covers some of the more popular love songs in music. It’s a very good series, and it’s worthy to hop right into! The sessions comprise of 10 songs from recent media, and Rimes has done a wonderful job covering each!

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