Fontella Bass (July 3, 1940 – December 26, 2012) was an American soul singer, best known for the 1965 R&B hit “Rescue Me”, which she also co-wrote.
Her health started fading after a series of strokes beginning in 2005.
Fontella Bass cause of death
Fontella Bass died at a St. Louis hospital from complications of a heart attack suffered in early December 2012. Fontella Bass was 72 years old at the time of her death
Fontella Bass – Rescue Me (Shindig 1965)