Being a huge Elvis fan I knew already that Whitney Houston's mother Cissy Houston was a singer in a vocal group called The Sweet Inspirations . The 'Sweets' worked with Elvis in Vegas, on his national concert tours and on recordings from 1969 to 1977.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Although she was just a child she said it was a very vivid memory. She was sitting backstage with her mom in Las Vegas in 1969 when Elvis walked backstage and she was star struck.

 

Click here to see Whitney talk about the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitney and Lisa Marie at The VH1 Divas Duets

post concert party in Vegas on May 22,2003

 

 

The following video is of Ms. Cissy Houston speaking about her time singing with Elvis.