Overshadowed in death by the passing of Don Cornelius of Soul Train, St. Louis R&B and gospel singer David Peaston also died on February 1, 2012, from complications from diabetes. He was 54.
Peaston was part of St. Louis gospel royalty. His mother was Martha Bass, singer in the foundational gospel ... More >>
"Rescue Me" is ubiquitous in commercial culture, featured in everything from a Pizza Hut commercial to an edgy television show starring the delightful Dennis Leary.
But before the song became entwined in the glitz and glam that comes with endorsements, "Rescue Me" was St. Louis native Fontella Bass ... More >>