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Sunday, February 19, 2012
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Whitney Houston’s Mother Cissy Houston – Who is she?

By Roger Friedman

Last night on either “ET” or its miserable sidekick “The Insider,” Cissy Houston–Whitney’s mother–was identified as a former Elvis Presley backup singer. Just so you know as you watch the funeral tomorrow, Cissy Houston is one of those great unheralded R&B stories.

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