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* Thelma Houston recorded a version of "[[Covered Song::Suedehead]]" in 2012, as mentioned in the March 23, 2012 [http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_120323_01 statement at true-to-you.net]: "You might also be aware that Thelma Houston has also recorded ''Suedehead'' this year." A [http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/radioassets/snippets/7s/p00p0j7s_noisrc_thelmahouston_suedehead.mp3 snippet mp3] of the cover is on bbc.co.uk.<ref name="ms20120324"/> Morrissey also mentioned the cover in an [http://www.radionica.gov.co/index.php/home/articulos/item/845-morrissey-pens%C3%B3-en-voz-alta interview with Radionica (Colombia)], [http://www.morrissey-solo.com/content/624-Morrissey-interview-in-Radionica-(Colombia) translation by somehow still alive]:
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* Thelma Houston recorded a version of "[[Covered Song::Suedehead]]" in 2012, as mentioned in the March 23, 2012 [http://true-to-you.net/morrissey_news_120323_01 statement at true-to-you.net]: "You might also be aware that Thelma Houston has also recorded ''Suedehead'' this year." A [http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/radioassets/snippets/7s/p00p0j7s_noisrc_thelmahouston_suedehead.mp3 snippet mp3] of the cover is on bbc.co.uk.<ref name="ms20120324"/> The cover was also included in the intermission playlist played before Morrissey's concerts. Morrissey also mentioned the cover in an [http://www.radionica.gov.co/index.php/home/articulos/item/845-morrissey-pens%C3%B3-en-voz-alta interview with Radionica (Colombia)], [https://www.morrissey-solo.com/content/624-Morrissey-interview-in-Radionica-(Colombia) translation by somehow still alive]:
 
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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?<br/>
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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?<br />
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.
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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
 
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The cover was also included in the intermission playlist played before Morrissey's concerts.
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*Thelma provided backing vocals for [[Bobby, Don't You Think They Know? (single)|Bobby, Don't You Think They Know]], released January 10, 2020.
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*Thelma played at the "Tour-end afterparty" after Morrissey's Hollywood Bowl concert on Oct. 26, 2019.<ref name="ms20191026"/>
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== External links==
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*[http://www.thelmahouston.com/ Thelma Houston official site]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelma_Houston Thelma Houston Wikipedia page]
  
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==References==
* [http://www.thelmahouston.com/ Thelma Houston official site]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thelma_Houston Thelma Houston Wikipedia page]
 
 
 
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Thelma Houston

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.[1]

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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.[3]

External links

References

  1. Thelma Houston Wikipedia page. Wikipedia. Retrieved from wikipedia.org.
  2. Morrissey statement / San Diego date (May 22) - true-to-you.net. Morrissey-solo. Retrieved from morrissey-solo.com.
  3. Los Angeles CA - Hollywood Bowl (Oct. 26, 2019) post-show. Morrissey-solo. Retrieved from morrissey-solo.com.