Fontella Bass

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‘Rescue Me’ Singer Fontella Bass Dies

Fontella Bass, the St. Louis-born soul singer behind 1965’s “Rescue Me,” died last night at the age of 72.

12/27/2012

Minnie Riperton's daughter, actress Maya Rudolph (R) with "Bridesmaids" co-star Kristen Wiig (Getty Images/Kevin Winter/staff)

Rock Flashback: Minnie Riperton and Rotary Connection

Singer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Minnie Riperton[/lastfm] is known for two things: the 1975 hit “Lovin’ You,” a soft-soul song in which she hits an astoundingly high note, and for being the mother of comic actress Maya Rudolph. […]

11/08/2011

Top Ten Songs This Week In 1965

  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles [/lastfm]released the “Rubber Soul” album this week….”A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first Peanuts TV special, debuted on CBS later this week, becoming an annual Holiday Classic…and….at the very bottom of the […]

12/05/2010

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