Thelma Houston Part Three

Thelma Houston Part Three

Thelma Houston Part Three

Let’s get started with Thelma Houston Part Three, and enjoy her album.

Recent Career

In 2000, Houston toured successfully throughout Australia in the stage musicalversion of Fame. In 2002 she again guested on a Scott Henderson album, providinglead vocals for two of the tracks on Well to the Bone. Upon returning to the U.S.Houston toured with Nile Rodgers and Chic, and was among the opening acts of theoriginally intended finale of Cher‘s Farewell Tour in Toronto on October 31, 2003.Houston regularly performs at Teatro ZinZanni in Seattle and San Francisco.

Her version of Don’t Leave Me This Way continues to be popular today. In recentyears she has been invited to sing this song on dozens of TV shows and specialsincluding NBC‘s Today Show, ABC‘s Motown 45 and The Disco Ball A 30-YearCelebration, and PBS specials American Soundtrack: Rhythm, Love and Soul, Soul Superstars, and Old School Superstars. Don’t Leave Me This Way was mentioned by VH1 as being among the greatest dance songs in 2000, and was ranked number eighty-six on the channel‘s countdown of The 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders. She won an episode of the NBC show Hit Me, Baby, One More Time with her renditions of her own hit and Fallin by Alicia Keys. On September 20, 2004, Houston‘s rendition ofDon’t Leave Me This Way was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in NewYork City.

On August 14, 2007, Houston released her first studio album in seventeen years, Woman‘s Touch. The album was produced by Peitor Angell and features cover versions of songs by male artists such as Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, and Sting that Houston had been inspired by. The first single from the album was Brand New Day. On August 20, 2007, Houston‘s 1984 album Qualifying Heat was reissued as animport title in the U.S. with a bonus track.

She sang Don’t Leave Me This Way on American Idol on April 22, 2009, and on America‘s Got Talent on September 16, 2009.

On July 29, 2013, a collaboration between Thelma and Los Angeles-based producerJanitor, entitled Enemy, premiered on Sound Cloud. Several tracks followedculminating in the release of an EP, Forty-Two, in September. This is the first new material from Thelma Houston in six years.

On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Thelma Houston among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.



Dunhill release

1969: Sunshower # 50 R&B

MoWest release

1973: Thelma Houston

Sheffield Lab release

1975: I‘ve Got the Music in Me with Pressure Cooker

Tamla (Motown) releases

1976: Any Way You Like It Pop # 11, R&B # 5.

1977: The Devil in Me Pop # 64, R&B # 29.

1978: Ready to Roll R&B # 74.

1979: Ride to the Rainbow Pop # 204.

Motown releases.

1977: Thelma & Jerry Thelma Houston and Jerry Butler Pop # 53, R&B # 20.

1978: Two to One Thelma Houston and Jerry Butler.

1982: Reachin All Around.

RCA releases.

1980: Breakwater Cat Pop # 201.

1981: Never Gon na Be Another One Pop # 144, R&B # 51.

MCA releases.

1983: Thelma Houston (1983 ).

1984: Qualifying Heat R&B # 30.

Reprise release.

1990: Throw You Down.

Italian-only release (Fonit Cetra CDL378).

1994: Thelma Houston (1994 ).

Shout Factory release.

2007: A Woman‘s Touch.


2010: Divas of Disco: Live (with CeCe Peniston, Linda Clifford, A Taste of Honeyand France Joli).

2013: Forty-Two (EP, with Janitor).



1975: Death Scream Lady Wing Ding.

1977: Game Show Models Dana Sheridan.

1979: The Seventh Dwarf.

1988: And God Created Woman prison singer.

1998: 54 herself.

1998: Beloved one of The Thirty Women.

Television (guest).

1969: The Price of Fame Guest singer, singing Jumpin Jack Flash.

1971: The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine various characters.

1975: The Golden Globe Award Guest Singer.

1980: The Two Ronnies Guest singer, singing The Candyman.

1985: Cagney & Lacey (5,11: Play it again, Santa) Ellie Hendricks.

1986: Simon & Simon Venutia.

1986: Tall Tales & Legends Edna.

1987: Little Miss Perfect Ms. Bonner.


1976: The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Steal on Home,Razzle Dazzle.

1976: Norman Is That You? One Out of Every Six.

1978: Thank God It‘s Friday Love Masterpiece.

1984: Getting Physical Hot Dance, To Be Free.

1985: Into the Night Keep It Light.

1989: Lean on Me Lean on Me.


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