Fontella Bass, ‘Rescue Me’ Singer, Dies
By Michael Lewittes | 1:13 pm, December 27th, 2012
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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