''This is a very important song in this movie. I didn't care if it was ever on the radio. I didn't care. I said, 'We're also going to do this a cappella at the beginning. I need it to be a cappella because it shows a measure of how much she digs this guy - that she sings without music.'" - Kevin Costner
"The way Whitney took that simple song of mine and made it such a mighty thing, it almost became her song. Some writers say, 'Ooh, I hate the way they've done that to my song or that version wasn't what I had in mind.' I just think it's wonderful that people can take a song and do it so many different ways." - Dolly Parton
"I was driving the first time I heard Houston's rendition of my song. I turned the radio on, and all of a sudden I heard that a cappella part. I knew it was something familiar. And then by the time it dawned on me what I was hearing, when Whitney went into the chorus, I had to stop the car because I almost wrecked it. I thought my heart was gonna just bust right out of my body." - Dolly Parton
''THE STORY BEHIND THE SONG''
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