'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dead at 72

Dec. 27, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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ST. LOUIS, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- R&B singer Fontella Bass has died in a St. Louis hospital from complications she suffered following a heart attack three weeks ago, her family said.

She was 72 when she died Wednesday, TMZ said.

Bass is best known for her hits "Rescue Me," "You'll Miss Me [When I'm Gone]" and "Don't Mess Up a Good Thing."

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