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Fontella Bass

Five-Star Fridays: Fontella Bass, RIP.

Radley Balko | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Radley Balko

Fontella Bass died this week. Here's the song she wrote and made famous, although like too many 1960s soul and R&B artists, the song made money for ev...

Fontella Bass Dies At 72

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 02.26.2013 | Celebrity

ST. LOUIS — Fontella Bass, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, has died. She was 72. Bass ...