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Thelma Houston - Grammy Award Singer & Motown Legend

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Colored People® Network Presents:

Grammy Award Singer & Motown Legend Thelma Houston

Houston is well-known to the world of Disco, R&B and Motown. One of her most notable singles during that period was "You've Been Doing Wrong for So Long" which secured her a Grammy nomination for a Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Houston released her third album Any Way You Like It in 1976. The first single released was her version of Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes’ 1975 song "Don’t Leave Me This Way”. In February 1977 the track hit Number 1 in the U.S. on the R&B and Club Play Singles charts and in April 1977 on the Hot 100 Charts. "Don't Leave Me This Way" won Houston the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the Grammys for 1977.

Thelma's Grammy-honored career spans four decades of American musical history, yet her vocals have never sounded richer than today.

Thelma Houston & JANITOR met in 2012 while performing at a benefit concert in Northern California. He played cello. She sang. Despite the 42 years between them, a musical bond was clear. Writing and recording music since 2012, Thelma & JANITOR are pleased to release their debut EP, “fortytwo” ­named for the difference in their ages. The five-song EP maps a journey of success and struggle in Thelma's words and a genre-defying tapestry of contemporary and vintage sounds in JANITOR’s beats.

Meet the Legendary Thelma Houston and share her life and latest collaboration with producer Janitor. Sponsored by: ZealForLifeProducts.com