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Cissy Houston

bvoc, voc, *1933 US, Newark, New Jersey
Singer / Musician of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Emily Houston, formerly Garland, née Drinkard Cecily Blair

American soul and gospel singer (b. 30 Sept. 1933). Was a prolific background vocalist before becoming a solo artist. Released a handful of disco recordings as well. She is also the mother of Whitney Houston, and the aunt of Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick.

        
Instruments
  • Backing Vocals
  • Vocals
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Dance
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
I Know Him So Well - from "Chess" on Whitney by Whitney Houston
Think It Over on Think It Over by Cissy Houston
The Lord Is My Shepherd (with Hezekiah Walker And The Love Fellowship Choir) on The Preacher's Wife by Whitney Houston
Somebody Should Have Told Me on Think It Over by Cissy Houston
Be My Baby on The Original: Cissy Houston by Cissy Houston
Nothing Can Stop Me on The Original: Cissy Houston by Cissy Houston
Morning Much Better on Cissy Houston by Cissy Houston
Your Song on Cissy Houston by Cissy Houston
Think It Over - Extended Disco Remix on Think It Over by Cissy Houston
Midnight Train To Georgia on The Original: Cissy Houston by Cissy Houston

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Studio 102 EssentialsCissy Houston2009Album
Shake Yourself LooseDynamix Feat. Cissy Houston With The The Sweet Inspirations2006Single
The Cissy Houston CollectionCissy Houston2005Compil.
SometimesCissy Houston & Whitney Houston2004Compil.
The Definitive CollectionCissy Houston featuring Whitney Houston2000Compil.
A Family AffairCissy Houston And Whitney Houston1999Compil.
He Leadeth MeCissy Houston1997Album
Let's All Chant / Think It OverThe Michael Zager Band / Cissy Houston1997Album
Face To FaceCissy Houston1996Album
Midnight Train To Georgia: The Janus YearsCissy Houston1995Compil.
I'll Take Care Of YouChuck Jackson & Cissy Houston1992Album
I Know Him So WellCissy Houston & Whitney Houston1988Single
Mama's Cookin'Cissy Houston1987Compil.
With You I Could Have It AllCissy Houston1985Album
Step Aside For A LadyCissy Houston1980Album
Break It To Me Gently / Gonna Take The Easy Way OutCissy Houston1980Single
It Doesn't Only Happen At NightCissy Houston1980Single
You're The Fire / Gonna Take The Easy Way OutCissy Houston1979Single
Warning - DangerCissy Houston1979Album
You Don't Know A Good Thing / Think It OverThe Michael Zager Band / Cissy Houston1979Album
Warning - Danger (This Love Affair May Be Hazardous To You)Cissy Houston1978Single
Think It Over / TopolinoCissy Houston / Gil Ventura1978Single
Think It OverCissy Houston1978Album
Think It Over / Music FeverCissy Houston / The Michael Zager Band1978Single
Think It OverCissy Houston1978Single
He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherCissy Houston1977Single
Cissy HoustonCissy Houston1977Album
It Never Really Ended / Love Is Something That Leads YouCissy Houston1977Single
Things To Do / It Never Really EndedCissy Houston1977Single
Tomorrow (From The Broadway Musical "Annie")Cissy Houston1977Single
Morning Much BetterCissy Houston1977Single
SurprisesHerbie Mann Featuring Cissy Houston1976Album
He / I Believe / Nothing Can Stop MeCissy Houston1975Single
DJ Promo Maxi E.P, - VariousDale Hawkins / Don Covay / Detroit Emeralds / Cissy Houston1973Single
The Only Time You Say You Love Me (Is When We're Making Love) / I'm So Glad I Can Love AgainCissy Houston1973Single
Darling Take Me Back I'm SorryCissy Houston1972Single
It's Not EasyCissy Houston1972Single
Midnight Train To GeorgiaCissy Houston1972Single
I Love You / Making LoveCissy Houston1971Single
Cissy HoustonCissy Houston1970Album
He - I Believe / I'll Be ThereCissy Houston1970Single
I'll Be There / Be My BabyCissy Houston1970Single
The Long And Winding RoadCissy Houston1970Single
I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself / This Empty PlaceCissy Houston1970Single
Don’t Come Running To Me / One Broken Heart For SaleCissy Houston1967Single
Bring Him BackCissy Houston1966Single
Bring Him BackCissy HoustonSingle
Bring Him BackCissy Houston / Patty & The EmblemsSingle
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