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12/27/12- Fontella Bass passes away

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Fontella Bass had a massive hit in 1965 with 'Rescue Me'. She died following a heart attack this week in her hometown of St Louis, Missouri. Fontella Bass spent four weeks at number one on the Billboard chart with 'Rescue Me' in 1965.
Fontella was born on July 3, 1940 and died on December 26, 2012. Her mother was gospel singer Martha Bass, of the Clara Ward Singers. She started her professional career at age 17 and soon after scored a gig with Little Milton as his piano player.

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