Some comeback performances are so moving, they leave you longing for the days of yore and simultaneously marveling at how good the stars still are.
Anyone who saw Whitney Houston on Good Morning America and its summer concert series this week knows that was not one of those comebacks. No.
Voice cracking constantly and leaning on the audience to hit the high notes, Whitney reminded us that some singing careers are better left to history.
But she still looked good at least. Click to enlarge photos of Whitney Houston below, comforted by the fact that you don't have to hear any of the "music" ...
Whitney Houston's comeback begins and ends in Central Park. [Photos: Splash]
Okay, we can't resist. If you need to hear part of the Good Morning America train wreck to prove we're not being unnecessarily harsh in our critique, or because you just love seeing celebrities fail miserably, check out the video below: