I was in New York this past weekend and listened to Whitney Houston‘s funeral on the radio and watched some of it on TV. It was on about seven or eight stations. The tribute by Kevin Costner was moving.
She was such a big star that a memorial cartoon is still in order. I think Whitney ushered in the era of folks trying to outdo each other in singing the “Star Spangled Banner.” No one has topped Whitney at the Super Bowl after 9-11, Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock or Marvin Gaye‘s rendition at the 1983 NBA All-star Game. Check it out.