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Thelma Houston

Thelma Houston

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Thelma Houston: The Living Room, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, Billboard, 22 March 1969

Thelma Houston Is the Gospel at Its Musical Best ...

Meet Thelma, the 'Jumpin' Jack Flash' girl

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 29 November 1969

THIS TIME Thelma Houston did make it. ...

Thelma Houston: Happy Houston

Interview by Robin Katz, Disc, 2 September 1972

IT WASN'T very long ago that Thelma Houston was on everyone's list as most probable new star. The reasoning was simple. Thelma's first album had ...

Thelma Houston: Thelma waits...

Interview by Robin Katz, Disc, 21 October 1972

WHEN LAST she graced the British shores, Thelma Houston talked about her strange success story that was lacking in only one aspect. Last week, over ...

Thelma Houston: Sunshower (ABC)

Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 7 December 1974

IF I REMEMBER correctly, this is the third time that Sunshower has appeared in this country — not that I'm complaining, I just think it's ...

Thelma Houston: The Star's Star

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 22 July 1975

IT SEEMS that there will always be that small coterie of artists you will always find falling under that elusive category, "the singer's singer". ...

Thelma's Heading For The Silver Screen

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 7 September 1976

IT'S BEEN said time and time again but one of the most underrated female vocalists around is Ms. Thelma Houston. When Thelma first hit the ...

Rappin' with Thelma Houston

Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 1 February 1977

YOU'VE HEARD it before so we'll spare the space and time it takes to tell you that for as long as she's been recording, Ms ...

The Billboard Disco Convention: Disco Is Here To Stay

Report by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 11 October 1977

David Nathan reports from New York on the Billboard Disco Convention 1977. ...

Thelma Houston: Qualifying Heat (MCA MCF 3243)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 19 January 1985

'YOU USED To Hold Me So Tight' came desperately close to putting that fine Houston voice back in the Top 40, but if that can't ...


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