The New York Times Bestseller! After decades of silence, Robyn Crawford, close friend, collaborator, and confidante of Whitney Houston, shares her story.
After a long career in the music industry, Robyn Crawford is now focused on mental and physical wellness and writing. She lives in New Jersey with her wife and children.
"Crawford's stunning memoir, A Song for You, is much more
complicated. She pays homage to her best friend with fond, funny,
sometimes-tragic anecdotes, from their initial romantic connection
as camp counselors in New Jersey to blow-ups with Bobby Brown and
Houston's mother, Cissy, years later. Crawford writes with pathos,
clarity, and tenderness while tracing the tragedies that rocked her
family and the Houstons."
-Pitchfork, The Best Music Books of 2019
"A superb teaching, novel-like book about love that protects but does not possess. We may think we're not ready for this, but we are. . . . I so admire the dignity of this woman. And her beauty."
-Alice Walker on AliceWalkersGarden.com
"A generous, loving book that has more insight on Houston's career-the ride, the fall-than any other single source that I've encountered . . . A Song for You is unequivocally worth the wait. . . . Crawford has provided a crucial public service in her lovely, loving book."
"The vital, honest, and previously untold story that provides an understanding of the complex life of Whitney Houston."
"[A Song for You] is a story of becoming, of starting over and loving again, of healing in immeasurable ways that are both scarring yet beautiful."