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    Fri, 28 Dec 2012 11:25:38

    Fontella Bass Dies at 72 - She passed away from complications after a heart attack

    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.

    

R.I.P., Fontella.

    —Carly Costello
    12.28.12



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