Video: Soundgarden Vocalist Chris Cornell Covers Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" at Obama Benefit

Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell recently flew down to San Francisco to take part in a fundraiser for President Obama's upcoming bid for re-election.

During his set, Cornell took the chance to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 48. Watch his rendition of "I Will Always Love You" below.

Soundgarden are currently wrapping up work on a new studio, their first singe 1996's Down on the Upside.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.