Aretha Franklin remembers her goddaughter Houston at Radio City
Published 02/19/2012, AP National Writer
Aretha Franklin was thankful to be alive Saturday night and thinking about lost friends, among them Whitney Houston. Hours after she canceled an appearance at Houston's funeral because of spasms in her legs, the "Queen of Soul" (the "undisputed" Queen, the capacity audience was reminded by the show's announcer) was quick on her feet, feisty in voice and sentimental and sassy in spirit at Radio City Music Hall.Word count: 616
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