April 10, 2014


17 Throwback TV Performances From Today's Biggest Stars

#1Whitney Houston on 'Merv Griffin Show' in 1983

Whitney Houston was just a fresh-faced 19-year-old upcoming singer (and model) when record exec mentor Clive Davis brought her to The Merv Griffin Show. Houston made her TV debut with a performance of "Home" off The Wiz soundtrack, as she didn't have any original music out yet. "You won't forget that name; Whitney Houston," Merv Griffin prophetically exclaimed after the amazing performance. We still miss you, Whitney!

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