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  Cissy Houston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cissy Houston (born Emily Drinkard on September 30, 1933) is a gospel and soul singer.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Houston was the youngest of eight children of parents Nitch and Delia Drinkard.
Houston's sister, Lee (who would later become the mother of singers Dee Dee and Dionne Warwick), later joined the group along with Ann Moss and Marie Epps, and the group was renamed The Drinkard Singers.
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 CissyHouston
When Cissy hit the disco charts in 1978 she was the most unlikey disco artist one could imagine.
Born in Newark New Jersey in 1932, Cissy was already 46 years old when she became a dance floor darling.
Cissy went back to her regular work on sessions and commercial jingles and returned to the gospel fold, as a major figure in the
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 Whitney Houston Online : Biography - The Star Is Born   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
hitney Houston was born at 9th August 1963 in East Orange, NJ, in a talented family, she was inspired and encouraged by them to develop her natural ability as a singer, and her family also provided the security and support she needed to become an international star.
John Houston was his wife's manager when Cissy was out on the road, and when their daughter, Whitney Elizabeth, was born, it was John who stayed at home to watch over her.
Although Cissy's work as a soul singer often caused her to be away from home, the family's strong religious convictions many that they were regularly seen in the congregation at New Hope Baptist Church, where Cissy was Minister of Music.
www.whitney-houston.com /personal/bio/01.htm   (1274 words)

  
 www.classicwhitney.com - Interview: Jet 1998, Cissy Houston
Cissy Houston has helped to give the world a gift of some of the finest pop and soul music this side of Heaven during the last three decades.
While Cissy Houston has certainly added to some of the world's most loved music, she has given her superstar daughter Whitney two special gifts-a love for God and a gospel music foundation.
Cissy also talks about the downside of fame and how she feels the tabloids and other media outlets have mistreated and lied about her famous daughter throughout her career.
www.classicwhitney.com /interview/jet_1998_cissyhouston.htm   (1227 words)

  
 Face To Face
Cissy Houston was born Emily Drinkard and grew up the youngest of eight in Newark, New Jersey.
Cissy has a beautiful gospel voice and is a terrific soul singer who is known as Whitney Houston's mother.
Cissy Houston had made well known contributions to American popular music and was recognized in 1995, when she was honored with the Rhythm & Blues Foundation Pioneer Award.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/christian_music_gospel/29205   (380 words)

  
 www.classicwhitney.com - Interview: Cissy Houston, People Weekly August 1998
Houston's superstar daughter, Whitney, who sang in her mother's choir as a teenager, has heard this tune before.
By the time she was 23, Houston, then pregnant with Gary (and separated from her first husband after two years of marriage), was working at the RCA factory in Harrison, N.J., while gigging with the Drinkard Singers alongside such gospel greats as Mahalia Jackson and Clara Ward.
Houston's son Gary also works as a background vocalist and Michael as a songwriter, while Whitney has become one of the world's biggest pop stars.
www.classicwhitney.com /interview/peopleweekly_cissyhouston_aug1998.htm   (1131 words)

  
 Managra Music - Cissy Houston - Reviews
Houston, a former member of the '60s R.-and-B. quartet The Sweet Inspirations, isn't as famous as her superstar daughter Whitney, but Face to Face shows she's got a throat made from the same 18-karat gold.
And although the elder Houston's new album probably won't sell as well as slicker, more contemporary-sounding gospel releases- and it certainly won't move as many units as the typical Whitney CD- its unabashed religiosity indicates that Houston has her sights set on a higher, very personal audience of One.
Nonetheless, Cissy cultivated her daughter's talents, using her in both studio sessions and in club shows in New York while Whitney was still a teen.
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 Cissy Houston - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: 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.
Houston recorded several albums for Private Stock beginning in the late '70s, as well as continuing her regular work on sessions and commercial jingles.
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 Whitney Houston : iSOUND.COM
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in Newark, NJ, on August 9, 1963; her mother was gospel singer Cissy Houston, along with her cousin Dionne Warwick.
By the age of 11, Ms.Houston was performing as a soloist in the junior choir at her church and as a teenager, she began accompanying her mother in concerts.
Houston returned with her third album, I'm Your Baby Tonight, in 1990; a more urban-sounding, R&B-oriented record, it immediately spun off two number-one hits in the title track and "All the Man That I Need." Houston recording of "The Star Spangled Banner" (performed at the Super Bowl)was a success also.
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 Whitney Houston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Houston, 41, was traveling to Europe with a bodyguard when she fell ill, the spokeswoman said.
For the first time in her illustrious career, superstar Whitney Houston is coming to Russia to perform three concerts in February 2004, one in St. Petersburg on 8 February and two in Moscow, 10 and 11 February.
Whitney Houston was born on August 9, 1963 in Newark, N.J. Her mother is the acclaimed gospel singer Cissy Houston.
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 Cissy Houston honored Jet - Find Articles
Caption: CISSY HOUSTON HONORED: Soul-gospel singer Cissy Houston (c) is congratulated on 50 years of service at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ, by famed singer Melba Moore and gospel recording artist Helen Baylor during a tribute hosted by the Rev. Joe A. Carter, pastor of the church.
Houston has been the church's minister of music for more than 40 years.
Others on hand for the celebration were Houston's niece, pop-soul legend Dionne Warwick, and Mary Ida Vandross, mother of Luther Vandross.
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 Whitney Houston Online @ www.whitney-houston.com
Expect a new album from Whitney Houston by year's end, reports music icon and J Records honcho Clive Davis.
"She may not have been in the limelight as much, but Whitney Houston is still on the minds and in the hearts of millions.
Houston will release her 7th album on her long-term label Arista, following Davis' return as head of the label.
www.whitney-houston.com   (362 words)

  
 Excite España - Búsqueda Web - Resultados con: Cissy Houston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Cissy Houston andquot;Midnight Train To Georgia: The Janus Yearsandquot;...
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Honorees at the Delta Airlines-sponsored event were BMI songwriter/artist Cissy Houston and The Clark Sisters (including BMI affiliate Dorinda...
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 Divas - The Site / Bible Belting Babes/ Cissy Houston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
She is a gospel/soul singer who is primarily known for being Whitney Houston’s mother rather than for her own considerable talents.
The Sweet Inspirations recorded some excellent gospel-flavored soul in the late ‘60s, managing a few hits before Cissy Houston left to go solo at the end of 1969.
She received the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album for Face to Face and won the award again in 1998 for her album He Leadeth Me.
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 Whitney Houston
She was the cousin of Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, the God-daughter of Aretha Franklin, the daughter of solo soul artist, session singer and 'Sweet Inspiration' Cissy Houston.
Whitney Houston was born into a soul dynasty, and it could be argued that she became the jewel in that dynasty's crown, the most polished and perfect of them all, the ultimate product of the Warwick/Houston clan.
Approximately two hundred and seventy pages long, it is the first third of the book which is of most interest to the soul aficionado as these trace her early days and family connections.
www.jpmauger.com /users/jsyedu133/Soulreview/bookpages/whitney.htm   (563 words)

  
 Cissy Houston - AOL Music
Similar Artists: Whitney Houston, Erma Franklin, Dee Dee Warwick
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 Cissy Houston Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Cissy Houston Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
by Cissy Houston, Jonathan Singer, MD, Whitney Houston (Foreword by)
The autobiography of Cissy Houston, Grammy Award-winning gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston.
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 Sometimes by Cissy Houston: Song Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "Sometimes" on album Think It Over.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from Cissy Houston.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "Sometimes" on album Think It Over.
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 Cissy Houston The Cissy Houston Collection * on CD at Smarter.com
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 VH1.com : Cissy Houston : Biography - Urge Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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.
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 Cissy Houston : Step Aside for a Lady - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 Chuck Jackson And Cissy Houston, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
Chuck Jackson And Cissy Houston, MP3 Music Download at eMusic
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In the early '60s, she joined forces with a floating group of singers known simply as the Group...
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 Whitney Houston on Rhapsody
Whitney Houston was the first of the modern R&B divas and is graced with the same vocal genes as her mother, Cissy, and her aunt, Dionne Warwick....
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 He Leadeth Me & Face To Face - By: Cissy Houston - Christianbook.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He Leadeth Me & Face To Face - By: Cissy Houston - Christianbook.com
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Cissy Houston created this folio to feature her outstanding and inspirational songs from both of her albums, He Leadeth Me and Face To Face.
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 VH1.com : Cissy Houston : Artist Main
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 Amazon.com: Face to Face: Music: Cissy Houston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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