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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Cissy Houston

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Singer Cissy Houston was born Emily Drinkard on September 30, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey. From an early age, Houston sang quartet and jubilee gospel music with her siblings, performing as The Drinkard Singers at the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, releasing A Joyful Noise (1959), the first gospel album on a major label. In 1963, Houston made her solo debut, This Is My Vow, and formed The Sweet Inspirations. The group recorded Songs of Faith & Inspiration (1968), What the World Needs Now is Love (1968), Sweets for My Sweet (1969) and Sweet Soul (1970). Houston also sang back up for artists including Aretha Franklin. In 1970, after working with Elvis Presley, Houston released her debut solo LP, Presenting Cissy Houston (1970). Houston recorded three albums in the late 1970s. Mother of singer Whitney Houston, she won Grammy Awards for Face to Face (1996) and He Leadeth Me (1997).
Performers
Dionne?? Warwick, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
131 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Cissy Houston
Cissy Houston
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded New York, New York 2016 December 15.
Description
1 online resource (4 video files (2 hr., 10 min., 25 sec.)) : sound, color
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