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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:00 PM

("Rescue Me") Fontella Bass dies after heart attack complications

Source: AP

Fontella Bass, the soul singer who topped the US R&B charts with Rescue Me in 1965, has died.

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

The 72-year-old, who had suffered several strokes since 2005, is survived by three other children.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/dec/27/fontella-bass-dies-heart-attack

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Thu Dec 27, 2012, 03:06 PM

1. One of my favorite songs!

RIP Fontella.

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