Her biggest song top the charts in 1965. She will be forever remembered for numerous hits including “You’ll Miss Me (When I’m Gone)” and “Don’t Mess Up a Good Thing” — but none as big as “Rescue Me.”
R&B soulstress Fontella Bass died Wednesday December 26, 2012 in Missouri according to a family member. The singer passed away in a St. Louis hospital from complications she suffered following a heart attack three weeks ago. Bass also had several strokes since 2005. Fontella Bass was 72.