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Cissy Houston

The New Hope Baptist Church Choir (members Cissy Houston, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Warwick, Warren Davis, George Malone, John Ryanes (born 16-November-1940 in Newark, New Jersey --- died 30-May-1972), Frank Smith, Charles Patrick, Warren Ryans,................)  

The Gospelaires (members Dionne Warwick, Delia Warwick and Cissy Houston) 

The Drinkard Singers (members Lee Drinkard (who is Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick's mother) and her sister Emily Drinkard (aka Cissy Houston -- Whitney Houston's mother) and later Judy Clay (who was "adopted" by Lee Drinkard, Ann Moss, Marie Epps, Nicholas Drinkard and Larry Drinkard)  

The Drinkard Singers (members Emily Drinkard,, Judy Clay, Marie Epps, Ann Moss, Sylvia Shemwell and Nicholas Drinkard)  

Choice 24 - Out Of The Depths / You Can't Make Me Doubt Him 1962
Choice 30 - Do You Love Him / Holding The Saviours Hand 1962
Choice 36 - Joy Unspeakable / Out Of The Depths - 1962  

Cecily Blair

MnM Records 1001 - This Is My Vow / Every Day - 1963 

Allison Gary & The Burners
(members Cissy Houston, Dee Dee Warwick, ....................)  

Royo 701 - Darling / Burn - 1964  

Sissie Houston

Congress
268 - Bring Him Back* / World Of Broken Hearts - 1966 
Kapp 814 - Don't Come Running To Me* / One Broken Heart For Sale - 1967 *also recorded in 1965 by Jean Wells on ABC-Paramount 10745.

The Sweet Inspirations (members Emily (Cissy) Houston, Estelle Brown (former member of The Gospel Wonders), Sylvia Shemwell and Myrna Smith (one time member of The Gospelaires)) This group sang backing vocals behind numerous artists including Nina Simone, Garnet Mimms, Aretha Franklin, Chuck Jackson, Maxine Brown and Dionne Warwick.

Atlantic 2410 - Why (Am I Treated So Bad) / I Don't Want To Go On Without You 1967
Atlantic 2418 - Let It Be Me / When Something Is Wrong With My Baby 1967
Atlantic 2436 - I've Been Loving You Too Long / That's How Strong My Love Is 1967
Atlantic 2449 - Don't Fight It / Oh What A Fool I've Been 1967
Atlantic 2465 - Do Right Woman - Do Right Man / Reach Out For Me 1967
Atlantic 2476 - Sweet Inspiration / I'm Blue 1968
Atlantic 2529 - To Love Somebody / Where Did It Go 1968
Atlantic 2551 - Unchained Melody / Am I Ever Gonna See My Baby Again 1968
Atlantic 2571 - What The World Needs Now Is Love / You Really Didn't Mean It 1968
Atlantic 2620 - Crying In The Rain / Every Day Will Be Like A Holiday 1969
Atlantic 2638 - Sweets For My Sweet / Get A Little Older 1969
Atlantic 2653 - Don't Go / Chained 1969
Atlantic 2686 - (Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover (Part 1) / (Gotta Find) A Brand New Lover (Part 2) - 1969 (after this release Cissy Houston leaves group to start solo career, she was temporarily replaced by Ann Williams)

Cissy Houston (born Emily Drinkard in 1933 in Newark, New Jersey)

Commonwealth United 3010 - I'll Be There* / So I Believe - 1970 *also recorded in 1960 by Bobby Darin on Atco 6167.
Janus 131 - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself* / This Empty Place - 1970 *originally recorded in 1962 by Tommy Hunt on Scepter 1236.
Janus 145 - Be My Baby* / I'll Be There - 1971*originally recorded in 1963 by The Ronettes on Philles 116.
Janus 159 - Hang On To A Dream / Darling Take Me Back 1971
Janus 177 - I Love You* / Making Love - 1971 *written by Ed Townsend.
Janus 190 - Didn't We / It's Not Easy 1972
Janus 206 - Midnight Train To Georgia* / Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - 1972 *song was originally titled "Midnight Plane To Houston". In 1973 the song was covered by Gladys Knight & The Pips on Buddah 383.
Janus 230 - I'm So Glad I Can Love Again / The Only Time You Say You Love Me (Is When We're Making Love)* - 1973 *written by Phillip Mitchell.
Janus 255 - He - I Believe / Nothing Can Stop Me* - 1975 *written by Tony Hestor

Love Childs Afro Cuban Blues Band (members Cissy Houston, Peabo Bryson, ..................)

Roulette 7172 - Bang Bang / Life And Death In G & A*- 1975 *originally recorded in 1969 by Abaco Dream on A & M 1081. Also recorded in 1971 by Joe Hicks on Stone Flower 9003.

Herbie Mann & Cissy Houston / Herbie Mann

Atlantic 3343 - Cajun Moon / So Get It While You Can* - 1976 *flip by Herbie Mann.

Cissy Houston

Private Stock 45,137 - Love Is Something That Leads You / It Never Really Ended 1977
Private Stock 45,137 - Love Is Something That Leads You / If I Ever Lose This Heaven 1977
Private Stock 45,153 - Tomorrow / Love Is Holding On 1977
Private Stock 45,171 - Things To Do / It Never Really Ended 1977
Private Stock 45,204 - Think It Over / The Umbrella Song 1978
Columbia 11058 - Warning - Danger (This Love Affair May Be Hazardous To You) / An Umrella Song 1979
Columbia 11208 - Break It To Me Gently / Gonna Take The Easy Way Out 1980

Awards

Medal for Humanitarian Leadership, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, 1992; Pioneer Award, Rhythm & Blues Foundation, 1995; Grammy Award for "Face to Face"

Additions by Greg Burgess