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Fontella Bass (1940–2012)

Fontella Bass was born on July 3, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was married to Lester Bowie. She died on December 26, 2012 in St. Louis. See full bio »

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 2004 I, Robot (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2000 ER (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rescue Me (2000) ... (performer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 2000 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Better Days (2000) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2000 Best (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1998 Zingo (lyrics: "RESCUE ME") / (music: "RESCUE ME") / (performer: "RESCUE ME")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1992 Sister Act (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Denial (1991) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1990 Vital Signs (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1975 French Shampoo (Homage to W. B.) (performer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.16 (1965) ... (performer: "Jim Dandy", "Rescue Me", "Everyday I Have to Cry")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.46 (1965) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
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Her 1965 hit "Rescue Me" (#4) was her only song to reach the top ten on the Billboard pop charts, while it went to #1 on the R&B charts. See more »

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Cancer

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