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Emily "Cissy" Houston (née Drinkard; born September 30, 1933) is a Grammy Award–winning American soul and gospel singer. She led a successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist. She is mother to the late singer and actress Whitney Houston, aunt of Dionne Warwick and Dee Dee Warwick and a cousin of Leontyne Price.

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  • "Somebody Should Have Told Me" <3
  • Walk On By Faith ♥ <3
  • "Step Aside For A Lady." <3. The entire album by the same name should be reissued because it is a fabulous album!
  • Fabulous vocals and overall well created songs!
  • praying for you cissy at this time
  • Amen, LarkCGN!
  • The mother of Whitney is a fine singer!!! Underrated!

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