I will always love you

Written By: - Date published: 11:04 am, February 19th, 2012 - 15 comments
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Whitney’s funeral was today’s news – across the BBC, Fox and CNN for over three hours. It was riveting; a great tribute to a warm and loving woman, and a reminder of how hard it can sometimes be for those whose gift it is to sing from the heart, but also of how much love and forgiveness is available to them.

Like Whitney’s former husband, Sky New Australia left early to cover their long-running Rudd v Gillard saga. They are certainly on a mission.

 

15 comments on “I will always love you”

  1. Tiger Mountain 1

    Despite the pleasure commercial music gives many of us it is based on a rotten exploitative industry.

    Stevie Wonder present as usual at a celeb event, but absent at several of the ‘Funk Brothers’ funerals (refer 2002 film “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” about the house Motown sessioners, i.e. the workers, in the 60s/70s).

  2. Wayne 2

    Who cares?

    A salutary lesson about the evil effect of drugs.

    And the sick celebrity culture in the West, and increasingly in all parts of the world.

    Drugs are for the weak-minded.

    All drug traffickers should be hanged, and those who take drugs forced into rehab clinics. Problem solved overnight.

    [More evidence of why the West should be very cautious of China. This commenter is a racist, totalitarian shit of the most dangerous kind. Normally I’d delete this kind of dreck but it’s educational to leave it up…RL]

    • RedBlooded 2.1

      OMG Wayne, do you have a heart of granite. Yes drugs took their toll on what was once a beautiful and talented woman, does that mean she cannot receive any sympathy in an untimely death. You must be a real joy to live with. Jeez.

    • Hateatea 2.2

      Wayne, you are beneath contempt. There was no need for such a gratuitous and inappropriate diatribe.

      As for me, I find you a troll. Get back under your bridge 

  3. and what’s yr poison there..wayne..?..hic..!

    and you want to hang the booze/tobacco pushers..?

    ..for preying on ‘the weak-minded’..?

    ..whoar..!

    ..who else do you want to hang..?

    ..do you have a list drawn up..?

    phil-at-whoar.

  4. Yeah, it’s hard to choose a favorite among so many great tracks, but “The Greatest Love of All” is one of the best, most powerful songs ever written about self-preservation, dignity. Its universal message crosses all boundaries and instills one with the hope that it’s not too late to better ourselves. Since it’s impossible in this world we live in to empathize with others, we can always empathize with ourselves. It’s an important message, crucial really. And it’s beautifully stated on the album.

  5. Hateatea 5

    An amazingly gifted, beautiful yet fragile woman.

    Haere atu ra, te manutiorori 

    • Wayne 5.1

      ….and a terrible role model for the young.

      Drugs are a weapon the ruling class uses against the poor. The media promotes drugs and drug addled celebrities, actually glorifies these sorts of celebrities….in a way it is almost ‘cool’ to be fucked up by alcohol and drugs. Rehab clinic is almost a badge of honour (perhaps a cold concrete cell with a high pressure firehose would work better).

      Western popular culture is simply a diversionary tactic of the ruling elites in the West to fuck up and fool their own people…and increasingly people all over the world. So you get impressionable Asians aping Western rockers LOL, and Fijians going gaga over ‘Baywatch’. All of this forced upon the rest of the world by Western corporates and their chief propagandizers, Hollywood and the American mass media.

      Western pop culture is, by and large, degenerate filth with few redeeming qualities.

      • Colonial Viper 5.1.1

        You really have a weird and incoherent outlook.

      • bbfloyd 5.1.2

        where do you buy your tinfoil hats wainy? … i would complain if i was you… the “bad” radiation is still getting through….

      • Akldnut 5.1.3

        Geez Wayne – what a retarded , obnoxious, fucking redneck you are!
        You need to take a deep breath and take a holiday pal, come back in about 30-40 years when the reality of having youself as your only friend dawns on you.

  6. not only ‘incoherent’…

    ..also inchoate…

    phil-at-whoar.

  7. deemac 7

    an excellent programme paying tribute to Whitney on BBC Radio:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01cvkgg/Whitney
    just shows what you can do if you have a public service broadcaster!

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