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The Backpages Interview: Fontella Bass

Ernesto De Pascale, Rock's Backpages, 10 May 2002

With a series of gospel albums released in the last few years, Fontella 'Rescue Me' Bass is more alive than ever. Now she's on her way to London to perform with the Cinematic Orchestra.

A recent stopover in Florence was the occasion for a conversation that went way back to the beginning of La Bass' musical and professional career: St. Louis, in the late '50s...

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