DEF: Teddy Pendergrass with Whitney Houston “Hold Me”
By any account, Whitney Houston is one of the most successful artists in the history of pop music, amassing twenty-two Top 10 hits in the 1980s and 1990s, with eleven of those songs topping the chart. Houston’s run on the Hot 100 began with the duet “Hold Me,” which featured her alongside Teddy Pendergrass. Exactly 35 years ago, “Hold Me” rose to a peak position of number 46. To commemorate that anniversary, “Hold Me” by Teddy Pendergrass with Whitney Houston is today’s Daily Eighties Flashback.