Exclusive Webisode: Why Cissy Houston Walked Away from the Music Business
From: Cissy Houston
Before she was known around the globe as Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy Houston was a powerhouse vocalist in her own right. In her prime, she sang backup for everyone from Elvis Presley to Van Morrison. Watch as Cissy tells Oprah why she walked away from her career—and why she never wanted her daughter, whom she nicknamed Nippy, to go into the music business.
Published on January 28, 2013