1251 Rescue Me – Fontella Bass (1965)

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Rescue Me.

This song was written with Raynard Miner and Carl Smith. It was first recorded by Fontella Bass in 1965. It was released as a single with Soul Of The Man on the B-side. It reached number four on the Billboard chart and number one on the R&B chart. In the UK it went to number eleven on the Singles chart. John Lennon had the single on his 1965 jukebox. Rescue Me later influenced George Harrison’s 1976 song This Song. 

Now Hear This : This Song – George Harrison (1976)


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