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CISSY HOUSTON
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.
 
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CISSY HOUSTON: THINK IT OVER Expanded Edition (Cherry Pop)
Cissy Houston meets disco head on, with this follow-up to her eponymous album first released in 1978. With the mighty main man Michael Zager in control, the lady sings her dancing shoes off. “Warning – Danger”, the first track in, sets the mirror ball twirling like a mad thing. This meaty track is a perfect introduction to the monster, ball breaking “Think It Over” – so typical of the seventies’ mood with drums, brass, moog, synthesizers: so precise, sharp and entirely full-on! Takes no pris...
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CISSY HOUSTON: CISSY HOUSTON (Cherry Pop)
Oh Lord, from the opening track, where the lady eases us into this musical journey with a warm, yet powerful version of “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Broth...
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Remembering Whitney by Cissy Houston (Harper-Collins)
When I first started reading this I thought it was a Cissy Houston autobiography but then as I settled into it, the broader picture emerged. Sure, th...
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CISSY HOUSTON: Presenting Cissy Houston Expanded Edition (SMCR-5054)
Tracklisting: • SoulMusic Records is proud to celebrate one of the ‘first families of soul music’ with the 2012 reissue of three titles that reflec...
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Cissy Houston January 1978 Interview
Cissy has sung behind countless superstars, from Elvis to Aretha, particularly during her stint as leader of the Sweet Inspirations. She's now out ...
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Cissy Houston August 1974 Interview
HANDS UP all you folks who agree that Cissy Houston's "Midnight Train To Georgia" is not only far superior to Gladys Knight's multi-million selling ve...
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