Fontella Bass

Fontella Bass

Real Name:
Fontella Bowie (née Bass)
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Born: July 3, 1940, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: December 26, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

American soul singer, best known for the 1965 R&B hit "Rescue Me" (which she unsuccessfully sought to be recognised as co-writer).
She was the wife of jazz trumpeter Lester Bowie, daughter of Martha Bass and the sister of David Peaston.
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Fontella Bass Discography

Albums

Fontella Bass The 'New' Look (Album) Checker Canada 1966 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass I Need To Be Loved (Album, Comp) America Records, America Records France 1971 Sell This Version
Art Ensemble Of Chicago* With Fontella Bass Art Ensemble Of Chicago* With Fontella Bass - Art Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass (Album) America Records France 1971 Sell This Version
SN 1006 Martha Bass, Fontella Bass, David Peaston Martha Bass, Fontella Bass, David Peaston - From The Root To The Source(LP, Album) Soul Note SN 1006 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
79309-2 World Saxophone Quartet With Fontella Bass World Saxophone Quartet With Fontella Bass - Breath Of Life(CD) Elektra Nonesuch 79309-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass No Ways Tired (Album) Nonesuch US 1995 Sell This Version
David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass - Speaking In Tongues (Album) Justin Time Canada 1999 Sell This Version
JUST 157-2 Fontella Bass & The Voices Of St. Louis Fontella Bass & The Voices Of St. Louis - Travellin' (CD, Album) Justin Time JUST 157-2 US 2001 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

140 Fontella Bass Honey Bee / Bad Boy(7", Single) Bobbin 140 US 1962 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Poor Little Fool / This Would Make Me Happy (Single) Sonja US 1963 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* - I Love The Man (Single) Prann US 1963 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Jump / You'll Miss Me (When I'm Gone) (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Recovery (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure / Oliver Sain Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure / Oliver Sain - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing / Jerk Loose (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Rescue Me (Single) Checker UK 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass I Can't Rest / I Surrender (Single) Checker US 1966 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Safe And Sound (Single) Checker UK 1966 Sell This Version
CRE 6020 Fontella Bass I Can't Rest(7", EP) Chess CRE 6020 UK 1966 Sell This Version
CRE 6015 Fontella Bass Fontella's Hits(7", EP) Chess CRE 6015 UK 1966 Sell This Version
HX 007-69 Fontella Bass Rescatame / Soy Mujer / Recuperamiento / Desde Que Me Enamore De Ti(7", EP) Hispavox, Chess HX 007-69 Spain 1966 Sell This Version
CRE 6025 Fontella Bass And Bobby McClure Fontella Bass And Bobby McClure - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing(7", EP) Chess CRE 6025 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Lucky In Love / Sweet Lovin' Daddy Checker US 1967 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass I Want Everyone To Know (Single) Mojo US 1972 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass Who You Gonna Blame (Single) Paula Records US 1972 Sell This Version

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