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Thelma Houston (née Jackson; born May 7, 1946, Leland, Mississippi) is an American singer and actress. She scored a number-one hit in 1977 with her cover version of the song "Don't Leave Me This Way", which won the Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
- Thelma Houston recorded a version of "Suedehead" in 2012, as mentioned in the March 23, 2012 statement at true-to-you.net: "You might also be aware that Thelma Houston has also recorded Suedehead this year." A snippet mp3 of the cover is on bbc.co.uk. The cover was also included in the intermission playlist played before Morrissey's concerts. Morrissey also mentioned the cover in an interview with Radionica (Colombia), translation by somehow still alive:
Q: Several artists have recorded versions of The Smiths or Morrissey. Have you had a chance to hear some? What is your opinion about them?
A: Of my solo songs, there are versions of Nancy Sinatra, David Bowie, Chrissie Hynde, Marianne Faithful and Thelma Houston. I kneel down every day and thank God, because it goes beyond my dreams. David Bowie took me one night to his studio in New York and played a version of one of my songs. I cried for a week. Of anything for what I have prayed in my life, I never imagined that I would be given so much
- Thelma provided backing vocals for Bobby, Don't You Think They Know, released January 10, 2020.
- Thelma played at the "Tour-end afterparty" after Morrissey's Hollywood Bowl concert on Oct. 26, 2019.