Fontella Bass

1940 - 2012

Fontella Bass

Fontella Marie Bass (July 3, 1940 – December 26, 2012) was an American R&B and soul singer and songwriter best known for her number-one R&B hit "Rescue Me" in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fontella Bass has received more than 234,478 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,498th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 230k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Fontella Bass ranks 1,505 out of 3,001Before her are Diane Warren, Claes-Göran Hederström, Udit Narayan, Lotta Engberg, Duffy, and Bryn Terfel. After her are Birthe Kjær, Fabio Lione, Richard Thompson, Roy Acuff, Katy Garbi, and Geoffrey Oryema.

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Among people born in 1940, Fontella Bass ranks 345Before her are Otacílio Gonçalves, Mary Ellen Mark, Mary Rand, Manfred Manglitz, Johnny Giles, and Brian Labone. After her are Daniel J. Travanti, Barbara Boxer, K. J. Yesudas, Viktor Kuzkin, Billy Fury, and Daniel Goldin. Among people deceased in 2012, Fontella Bass ranks 314Before her are Johnny Otis, Les Leston, Aldo Maldera, Robert B. Sherman, Tony Martin, and Slater Martin. After her are Leslie Claudius, Héctor Camacho, Mehdi Hassan, Manuel Preciado Rebolledo, Charles Colson, and Corrie Sanders.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fontella Bass ranks 7,629 out of 12,171Before her are Brian Stepanek (1971), Nikki Reed (1988), Dave Arneson (1947), Bobby Wanzer (1921), Anita Borg (1949), and Katherine McNamara (1995). After her are Darren Star (1961), Lucy Boynton (1994), John M. Lounge (1946), Daniel J. Travanti (1940), David R. Ellis (1952), and Mark Eaton (1957).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Fontella Bass ranks 419Before her are Blake Shelton (1976), Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968), Lil' Kim (1974), Billy Eckstine (1914), Mitch Miller (1911), and Diane Warren (1956). After her are Roy Acuff (1903), Becky G (1997), Dan Reynolds (1987), Big Pun (1971), Nelly (1974), and Redfoo (1975).