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Fontella Bass, ‘Rescue Me’ Singer, Dies

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By Michael Lewittes

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Fontella Bass, best known for her 1965 hit “Rescue Me,” has passed away.

She was 72.

The soul singer died in Missouri of complications from a heart attack, according to her family.

Bass also earned success with songs such as “You’ll Miss Me (When I’m Gone)” and “Don’t Mess Up a Good Thing.”

She’s survived by her four children.

Check out video of Bass singing “Rescue Me” below.

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