Aretha Franklin Honors Whitney Houston in Concert
Due to leg spasms and muscle pain, Aretha Franklin was unable to attend Whitney Houston’s funeral on Saturday, canceling not only her appearance but a planned performance in honor of her goddaughter, as well.
But the late legend was very much in Franklin’s thoughts the evening before, as she played a concert for fans at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and honored Houston with a pair of covers.
“Remember the hits and forget the misses,” Aretha told the crowd. “I’ll always look back and remember her singing…”
And, with that, Franklin broke into a rendition of “I Will Always Love.” Watch it and a version of “The Greatest Love of All” now: