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Musicians pay tribute at George H.W. Bush’s Houston funeral

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From former NBA players to actors, celebrities were seen arriving one-by-one to George H.W. Bush’s funeral in Houston, Texas.
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The Houston funeral for George H.W. Bush Thursday morning was marked with musical tributes from a couple of the late former president’s favorite country music acts.

The Oak Ridge Boys

One of the members of the quartet, Duane Allen, recalled meeting Bush when he was vice president.

‘Boys, I’m a big fan of yours and … would you do a song or two for me because I’m a huge fan,'” Bush told them. 

The Oak Ridge Boys said singing “Amazing Grace” at the service was an honor.

“What many don’t know is he considered himself a good bass singer,” Allen said of the former president to a…

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