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Fontella Bass

Fontella Bass (born July 3, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri - died December 26, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri) was an American soul and rnb singer, recording the iconic hit "Rescue Me" in 1965. The daughter of gospel singer Martha Bass (of the Clara Ward Singers), Bass was exposed to music at an early age. She was singing in her church's choir at just six years old. As a teenager, Bass was attracted by more secular music. Throughout high school she began singing contemporary R&B songs at local contests and fairs. Read more on Last.fm

Track: Rescue Me

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2Rescue Me - Single Version
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3Leave It In The Hands Of Love
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4I Surrender
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5Since I Fell For You
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6Don't Mess Up A Good Thing
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7The Soul Of A Man
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8Recovery
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9You'll Never Know
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10Free At Last
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