Thelma Houston (née Jackson; born May 7, 1946) is an American singer and actress. She scored a number-one hit in 1977 with her cover version of the song "Don't Leave Me This Way", which won the Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Houston was born in Leland, Mississippi. She is the daughter of a cotton picking mother. She and her three sisters grew up primarily in Long Beach, California. After marrying and having two children, she joined the Art Reynolds Singers gospel group and was subsequently signed as a recording artist with Dunhill Records. She is not related to Whitney Houston.
In 1969, Houston released her debut album, entitled Sunshower, produced, arranged and composed by Jimmy Webb except for one track. In 1971 she signed with Motown Records but her early recordings with them were largely unsuccessful. Her most notable single during that periodЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Never Gonna Be Another One [альбом]
- Sunshower [1969, альбом]
- I’ve Got the Music in Me [1975, альбом]
- Any Way You Like It [1976, альбом]
- Don’t Leave Me This Way [1976, сингл]
- The Devil in Me [1977, альбом]
- Ride to the Rainbow [1979, альбом]
- Qualifying Heat [1984, альбом]
- Love Hangover / Don't Leave Me This Way [09.2006, сингл]
- Best of Thelma Houston [сборник]
- Motown Superstar Series, Volume 20 [1981, сборник]
- The Best of Thelma Houston [1998, сборник]
- 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Thelma Houston [07.06.2007, сборник]
- Breakwater Cat/Never Gonna Be Another One [19.10.2010, сборник]
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