James Holmes

'Rescue Me' Singer, Fontella Bass, Dead at 72

Filed By James Holmes | December 28, 2012 5:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Fontella Bass, Rescue Me

Fontella Bass, the singer of the 1960s hit "Rescue Me," has died at the age of 72. Her story was inspiring - a hit at a young age, a fade into poverty, and a reemergence of success in the 1990s.

I considered saving this for a sing-off post, but who can go up against the original? She and her voice will be missed.

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