Related Information for Thelma Houston Thelma Houston is a soul singer-songwriter and actress. She has released records on Capitol and ABC/Dunhill. It was a chance meeting in the early 1970's with Motown Records which lead to a deal on the Motown subsidiary Mo-West Records. Like her past work, critics loved it but lack of promotion held her back from becoming a huge star, even though people were comparing her as the next Aretha Franklin. Constant touring and background vocal work kept the money coming in, but she remain.. read more