Fontella Bass Dies at 72
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:25:38
R&B singer Fontella Bass has died at the age of 72. She passed away on December 26 from complications after a heart attack. The singer died in a St. Louis hospital. The city was her hometown.
She is best known for her 1965 smash "Rescue Me."
Bass suffered a heart attack three weeks ago, and also suffered from several strokes since 2005.
Bass is survived by her four children.