Cissy Houston

Cissy Houston

Cissy Houston

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Midnight Train To Georgia
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Didn't We
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I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself [Remastered]
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I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself
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Didn't We [Remastered]

Albums

  • Presenting Cissy Houston

    Jul 2020 • 10 songs

  • American Portraits: Cissy Houston
  • What'cha Gonna Do (About Our Love)

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    A soul singer who is known primarily as Whitney Houston's mother rather than for her own considerable talents, Cissy Houston was born Emily Drinkard and began her career as a member of her family's gospel group, the Drinkards. In the early '60s, she joined forces with a floating group of singers known simply as the Group (including at various points Doris Troy and Dee Dee Warwick) to provide backup vocals on numerous soul, pop, and rock sessions. They contributed to many Atlantic sessions in particular, and Atlantic executive Jerry Wexler signed the act to the label in 1967. N...

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