Fontella Bass

Fontella Bass

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Born: July 3, 1940, St. Louis, Missouri
Died: December 26, 2012

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

CHLP-2997, LP 2997 Fontella Bass The 'New' Look (Album) Checker CHLP-2997, LP 2997 Canada 1966 Sell This Version
30 AM 6119, 6119 Fontella Bass I Need To Be Loved (Album, Comp) America Records, America Records 30 AM 6119, 6119 France 1971 Sell This Version
30 AM 6117 Art Ensemble Of Chicago* With Fontella Bass Art Ensemble Of Chicago* With Fontella Bass - Art Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass (Album) America Records 30 AM 6117 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
7559-79357-2 Fontella Bass No Ways Tired (Album) Nonesuch 7559-79357-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
JUST 119-2 David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass - Speaking In Tongues (Album) Justin Time JUST 119-2 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
2006 Fontella Bass Poor Little Fool / This Would Make Me Happy (Single) Sonja 2006 US 1963 Sell This Version
5005 Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* - I Love The Man(7", Single) Prann 5005 US 1963 Sell This Version
1111 Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Jump / You'll Miss Me (When I'm Gone) (Single) Checker 1111 US 1965 Sell This Version
1131 Fontella Bass Recovery (Single) Checker 1131 US 1965 Sell This Version
1097 Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing (Single) Checker 1097 US 1965 Sell This Version
1097 Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure / Oliver Sain Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure / Oliver Sain - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing / Jerk Loose (Single) Checker 1097 US 1965 Sell This Version
CRS.8023 Fontella Bass Rescue Me (Single) Checker CRS.8023 UK 1965 Sell This Version
1137 Fontella Bass I Can't Rest / I Surrender (Single) Checker 1137 US 1966 Sell This Version
CRS 8042 Fontella Bass Safe And Sound (Single) Checker CRS 8042 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
1183 Fontella Bass Lucky In Love / Sweet Lovin' Daddy Checker 1183 US 1967 Sell This Version
367 Fontella Bass I Want Everyone To Know (Single) Mojo 367 US 1972 Sell This Version
360 Fontella Bass Who You Gonna Blame (Single) Paula Records 360 US 1972 Sell This Version
CR 14 Fontella Bass It Sure Is Good / I'm Leaving The Choice To You Contempo CR 14 UK 1972 Sell This Version

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