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    • Cissy Houston - LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 01:  Singer Cissy Houston performs onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Cissy Houston - CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 5:  (L-R) Cissy Houston, Jerry Butler, Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley and Dennis Edwards perform an encore during the Roll Hall of Fame honoring Aretha Franklin, 16th American Music Masters Tribute at PlayhouseSquare's State Theatre on November 5, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio.
    • Cissy Houston - NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30:  Singer Cissy Houston and daughter singer Whitney Houston attend the 2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on September 30, 2010 in New York City.
    • Cissy Houston - NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30:  Singer Cissy Houston and daughter singer Whitney Houston attend the 2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on September 30, 2010 in New York City.
    • Cissy Houston - NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30:  Singer Cissy Houston and daughter singer Whitney Houston attend the 2010 Keep A Child Alive's Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on September 30, 2010 in New York City.
    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 ...more


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