Music: Whitney Houston In Concert

Wailing like Aretha, sweating like James Brown, the Whitney Houston who took the stage July 17 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia was not the singer you've come to know from her recorded work; this Houston was deeper, tougher, feistier. Her voice is not as bottled-water pure as it once was, but it's more real now, breaking on the high notes, letting emotion spill out. She belted out her hits, of course--I Will Always Love You, You Give Good Love--but also soared through a gospel medley that took the crowd higher than mere pop and confirmed her...

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