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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Albums

Fontella Bass - The 'New' Look album art Fontella Bass The 'New' Look (Album) Checker Canada 1966 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Art Ensemble Of Chicago With Fontella Bass album art 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
Fontella Bass - Free album art Fontella Bass Free (Album, Comp) Paula Records France 1971 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - From The Root To The Source album art Martha Bass, Fontella Bass, David Peaston Martha Bass, Fontella Bass, David Peaston - From The Root To The Source (Album) Soul Note Italy 1980 Sell This Version
79309-2 Fontella Bass - Breath Of Life album art World Saxophone Quartet With Fontella Bass World Saxophone Quartet With Fontella Bass - Breath Of Life(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch 79309-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - No Ways Tired album art Fontella Bass No Ways Tired (Album) Nonesuch Germany 1995 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Speaking In Tongues album art David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass David Murray Featuring Fontella Bass - Speaking In Tongues (Album) Justin Time Canada 1999 Sell This Version
Cd048 Fontella Bass - Live In Italy album art Fontella Bass Live In Italy(CD, Album) Il Manifesto - Around Jazz Cd048 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
JUST 157-2 Fontella Bass - Travellin' album art 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

Fontella Bass - Honey Bee / Bad Boy album art Fontella Bass Honey Bee / Bad Boy (Single) Bobbin US 1962 Sell This Version
134 Fontella Bass - I Don't Hurt Anymore album art Fontella Bass I Don't Hurt Anymore(7", Single) Bobbin 134 US 1962 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - I Love The Man album art Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* Fontella Bass With Oliver Sain Orchestra* - I Love The Man (Single) Prann Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Poor Little Fool / This Would Make Me Happy album art Fontella Bass Poor Little Fool / This Would Make Me Happy (Single) Sonja US 1964 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Don't Jump / You'll Miss Me album art Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Jump / You'll Miss Me (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Recovery album art Fontella Bass Recovery (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing album art Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Don't Mess Up A Good Thing / Jerk Loose album art 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 album art Fontella Bass Rescue Me (Single) Checker US 1965 Sell This Version
70 885, 70885 Fontella Bass - Rescue Me album art Fontella Bass Rescue Me(7", EP) Barclay, Barclay 70 885, 70885 France 1965 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - I Can't Rest / I Surrender album art Fontella Bass I Can't Rest / I Surrender (Single) Checker UK 1966 Sell This Version
Fontella Bass - Safe And Sound album art Fontella Bass Safe And Sound (Single) Checker UK 1966 Sell This Version
1100 Fontella Bass You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' / Oh No, Not My Baby(7") Checker 1100 Jamaica 1966 Sell This Version
CRE 6020 Fontella Bass - I Can't Rest album art Fontella Bass I Can't Rest(7", EP) Chess CRE 6020 UK 1966 Sell This Version
CRE 6015 Fontella Bass - Fontella's Hits album art 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 album art Fontella Bass Rescatame / Soy Mujer / Recuperamiento / Desde Que Me Enamore De Ti(7", EP) Hispavox, Chess HX 007-69 Spain 1966 Sell This Version