Well, who knew? It turns out Soundgarden”s Chris Cornell is a Whitney Houston fan. Last night, as his encore at his show at the Masonic Hall in SanFrancisco, Cornell sung a version of “I Will Always Love You,” accompanied himself on acoustic guitar.
It”s ragged and wooly, and we can”t tell if Cornell is reading the lyrics off a crib sheet on the floor, but it”s a lovely tribute. He never mentions Houston (or the song”s writer, Dolly Parton, by name), but there”s no mistaking to whom he is paying homage.
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