Playbill.com has collected a few of Houston's performances, where she makes songs from Porgy and Bess, Dreamgirls, and even Chess, all her own.
A live performance of the pop duet "I Know Him So Well" with her mother Cissy.
You get three unreal performances for the price of one in this thunderous medley of "I Loves You Porgy," "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" and "I Have Nothing."
A beautiful audio of Houston offering a medley of Gershwin classics, including "I Loves You Porgy" and "Summertime."
An impressive early performance by Whitney singing "I Am Changing" from Dreamgirls during an Arista anniversary concert.
Dolly Parton penned the tender song "I Will Always Love You," first featured in the film of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," which got a pop-ballad make-over for the film "The Bodyguard." Here is Whitney's performance at the Grammy Awards.
Houston as the Fairy Godmother in the Wonderful World of Disney remake of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella." Here is her high-flying, pop-influenced rendition of "Impossible."
Knocking out "Home" from The Wiz on "The Merv Griffin Show."