Mar 052012

It’s very, very likely that no one will ever sing “I Will Always Love You” as well as the late Whitney Houston did, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s not worth a try. Good thing hard rocker Chris Cornell decided to take a chance on the track because, if he hadn’t, the world would have never been able to witness such an unexpected surprise of a cover.

Even the audience at Cornell’s February 16 performance in San Francisco didn’t realize right away what he was singing, but, once they did, the cheers ensued. Of course, Cornell is a talented vocalist in his own right — as he clearly proves through his performance — so that part wasn’t so surprising. But there’s just something about a man, his guitar, and a well-loved Whitney Houston song — they’re bound to get you every time, even when you least expect it. Check out Cornell’s stirring performance for yourself below! (via Spinner)

Check out more from Chris Cornell on his website.

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  2 Responses to “Watch: Chris Cornell Honors Whitney Houston with “I Will Always Love You””

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  1. This song was written and sung by Dolly Parton first.

    • Yes. And music lovers should do themselves a favor & listen to Dolly’s original version if they haven’t already.

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