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Thelma Houston

voc, bvoc, *1946 US, Leland, Mississippi
Singer / Songwriter of R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Thelma Jackson

Thelma was born in Leland, Mississippi, a small farming town between Jackson and Tupelo on May 7, 1943. Grammy Award-winning legend Thelma Houston, best known for her #1 international pop hit “Don't Leave Me This Way". After 45 years of performing, 23 studio albums and a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Houston continues to celebrate her long and outstanding career.

  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Don't Leave Me This Way on The Best Of by Thelma Houston
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning on Ready To Roll by Thelma Houston
Don't Leave Me This Way on Any Way You Like It by Thelma Houston
Don't Leave Me This Way - Radio Edit on Don't Leave Me This Way by Soultans & Thelma Houston
Jumpin' Jack Flash on Sunshower by Thelma Houston
I've Got The Music in Me on I've Got The Music In Me by Thelma Houston
You Used To Hold Me So Tight on Qualifying Heat by Thelma Houston
Don't Leave Me This Way on Thelma Houston by Thelma Houston
If You Feel It on Never Gonna Be Another One by Thelma Houston
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning on Ride To The Rainbow by Thelma Houston

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Devil In Me / Ready To Roll / Ride To The Rainbow / Reachin’ All AroundThelma Houston2018Compil.
Leave Me BabyJoe T. Vannelli Featuring Thelma Houston2017Album
Leave Me Baby (Criss Korey Remix)Joe T. Vannelli, Thelma Houston, Criss Korey2017Album
Summer NightsThelma Houston2017Album
SuedeheadThelma Houston2014Single
FortytwoThelma Houston2013Album
I Need Somebody Tonight (Audiowhores Remix)Joey Negro Feat. Thelma Houston2013Album
Thelma & Jerry / Two To OneThelma Houston & Jerry Butler2013Compil.
RegretsThelma Houston2011Single
Gliding On LoveThelma Houston2011Single
Slippin' Up Slippin' AroundThelma Houston2011Single
Breakwater Cat / Never Gonna Be Another OneThelma Houston2010Compil.
Don't Leave Me This WayThelma Houston2008Single
The Best Of Thelma HoustonThelma Houston2007Compil.
A Woman's TouchThelma Houston2007Album
Instant Relay / Don't Loop Me This WayDan Hartman / Thelma Houston2003Album
Dont Leave Me This Way / AcappellasThelma Houston2003Album
Don't Leave Me This WaySoultans Feat. Thelma Houston2002Single
Don't Leave Me This WayJoe T. Vannelli vs. Thelma Houston2002Album
The Best OfThelma Houston1998Compil.
Tore Down HouseScott Henderson Featuring Thelma Houston1997Album
I Need Somebody TonightThelma Houston1996Album
All Of That (Original Mixes)Thelma Houston1996Album
Don't Leave Me This WayThelma Houston1995Compil.
All Night Long / Keep On Truckin' / Got To Give Up / Don't Leave Me This WayMary Jane Girls / Eddie Kendricks / Marvin Gaye / Thelma Houston1995Compil.
Junior Vasquez Unreleased DubThelma Houston / Urban Discharge1995Album
The Mountain Of King / Don't Leave Me This WayDigital Boy With Asia / Thelma Houston1994Single
Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1994Album
Keep The Candle BurningMathou featuring Thelma Houston1993Single
Best Of Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1991Compil.
Throw You DownThelma Houston1990Single
Throw You DownThelma Houston1990Album
John Draikis With The Village People And Thelma HoustonJohn Draikis, Village People, Thelma Houston1990Single
Hold On (Film Soundtrack "Olympus Force")Thelma Houston1990Single
Out Of My HandsThelma Houston1990Single
HighThelma Houston1990Single
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning / Glow (Instrumental)Thelma Houston / Rick James1990Album
Don't Leave Me This Way / SupermanThelma Houston / Celi Bee1990Album
Lean On MeThelma Houston & The Winans1989Single
My LucilleB.B. King / Thelma Houston1985Single
(I Guess) It Must Be LoveThelma Houston1985Album
In The Mood / Moonlight SerenadeArthur Barrow / Thelma Houston1985Single
Fantasy And HeartbreakThelma Houston1985Album
I'd Rather Spend The Bad Times With You Than Spend The Good Times With Someone NewThelma Houston1984Album
You Used To Hold Me So Tight (12" Version)Thelma Houston1984Album
Qualifying HeatThelma Houston1984Album
Love Hangover / Don't Leave Me This WayDiana Ross / Thelma Houston1983Single
Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1983Album
Working GirlThelma Houston1983Single
Just Like All The RestThelma Houston1983Album
Reachin' All AroundThelma Houston1982Album
If You Feel ItThelma Houston1981Single
96 TearsThelma Houston1981Album
96 Tears / If You Feel ItThelma Houston1981Album
Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1981Compil.
Never Gonna Be Another OneThelma Houston1981Album
Hollywood/ If You Feel ItThelma Houston1981Single
96 TearsThelma Houston1981Single
Never Gonna Be Another One = Nunca Habra OtroThelma Houston1981Single
Suspicious MindsThelma Houston1980Single
Breakwater CatThelma Houston1980Album
Love Machine / Ride To The RainbowThelma Houston1979Album
4 Sucessos De Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1979Single
High On Your Love Suite / One Mo Hit (Of Your Love) / Saturday Night, Sunday MorningRick James / Thelma Houston1979Album
Ride To The RainbowThelma Houston1979Album
Saturday Night, Sunday MorningThelma Houston1979Album
High On Your Love Suite / Saturday Night, Sunday MorningRick James / Thelma Houston1979Album
Don't Pity Me / It's Just Me Feeling GoodThelma Houston1978Single
Ready To RollThelma Houston1978Album
I Can't Go On Living Without Your Love / Your Love Is So Good For MeThelma Houston / Diana Ross1978Album
The Very Best OfThelma Houston1978Compil.
I'm Not Strong Enough To Love You AgainThelma Houston1978Single
I Can't Go On Living Without Your Love / Any Way You Like ItThelma Houston1978Single
Saturday Night, Sunday Morning /Come To MeThelma Houston1978Single
Two To OneThelma Houston & Jerry Butler1978Album
Lovin' Livin' And Givin'/Love MasterpieceDiana Ross, Thelma Houston1978Single
Love MasterpieceThelma Houston1978Single
Love MasterpieceThelma Houston1978Single
The Devil In MeThelma Houston1977Album
Don't Boogie Mr. Tango / Don't Leave Me This WayEbony / Thelma Houston1977Single
Thelma & JerryThelma Houston & Jerry Butler1977Album
Medley: If You Leave Me Now / Love So RightThelma Houston & Jerry Butler1977Single
No Me Dejes Asi = Don't Leave Me This WayThelma Houston1977Single
It's A Lifetime ThingThelma Houston & Jerry Butler1977Single
Any Way You Like ItThelma Houston1977Single
I'm Here AgainThelma Houston1977Single
Don't Leave Me This Way / QuestionsThelma Houston, David Ruffin1977Single
One Out Of Every SixThelma Houston1976Single
The Bingo Love Song (Steal On Home)Thelma Houston1976Single
Don't Know Why I Love YouThelma Houston1976Single
Any Way You Like ItThelma Houston1976Album
Don't Leave Me This Way / Fancy DancerThelma Houston / Commodores1976Single
Don't Leave Me This WayThelma Houston1976Single
If It's The Last Thing I DoThelma Houston1976Single
I've Got The Music In MeThelma Houston & Pressure Cooker1975Album
You've Been Doing Wrong For So LongThelma Houston1974Single
Piano ManThelma Houston1973Single
Tre Settimane Da Raccontare / Piano ManFred Bongusto / Thelma Houston1973Single
Save The CountryThelma Houston1973Single
Do You Know Where You're Going ToThelma Houston1973Single
No One's Gonna Be A Fool ForeverThelma Houston1972Single
Thelma HoustonThelma Houston1972Album
Black CaliforniaThelma Houston1972Single
Me And Bobby McGeeThelma Houston1972Single
I Want To Go Back There AgainThelma Houston1971Single
Save The CountryThelma Houston1970Single
Ride, Louie, RideThelma Houston1970Single
I Just Wanna Be Me / Crying In The SunshineThelma Houston1970Single
Save The CountryThelma Houston1969Single
Jumpin' Jack FlashThelma Houston1969Single
SunshowerThelma Houston1969Single
SunshowerThelma Houston1969Album
Everybody Gets to Go to the MoonThelma Houston1969Single
Don't Cry My Soldier BoyThelma Houston1967Single
Baby MineThelma Houston1966Single
Deep Deep SoulThelma HoustonAlbum
What Was That Song / Lifetime GuarnateeThelma HoustonSingle
Don't Faze Me This Way / Don't Faze Me That WayThelma HoustonAlbum
Stormy Weather / Don't Leave Me This WayViola Wills / Thelma HoustonAlbum
Down To Love Town / Don't Leave Me This WayThe Originals / Thelma HoustonAlbum
Jumpin' Jack Flash / This Is Your LifeThelma HoustonSingle
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