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Aretha Asked To Perform at Whitney's Funeral

by 9:54 AM PST, February 15, 2012
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While the details for Whitney Houston's New Jersey burial are still being arranged, ET has exclusively learned that music mogul Clive Davis personally asked Whitney's godmother, R&B legend Aretha Franklin, to perform at the funeral.

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A source adds that Aretha's response to this momentous request was along the lines of: How could I say no?

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Houston's invitation-only funeral service will be held this Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church, the New Jersey church she grew up singing in.

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