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As a tribute to the late Whitney Houston, who tragically passed on February 11, 2012 at the age of 48, I wanted to post a video of what I feel (and I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking this) what is probably the greatest version of “The Star Spangled Banner” ever. Whitney sang this in front of millions watching on TV around the world prior to Super Bowl XXV on January 27, 1991. A usually difficult song to perform, Whitney made it seem effortless, and her version is now one of the gold standards by which all other renditions are often measured against.