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Fontella Bass: Rescue Me Singer Dies.

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MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 27 Dec 2012 23:47

Soul singer Fontella Bass, best known for her R&B chart-topping hit Rescue Me, has died.

The singer's daughter, Neuka Mitchell, said Bass died at a hospice in St Louis on Wednesday night of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago. She was 72.

RIP ... <3

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 27 Dec 2012 23:51

Very sad .....top tune :-(

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 28 Dec 2012 08:01

That's sad, I remember her doing that song.

Rest in Peace Fontella, you brought pleasure to many with your singing.

Lizx