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Amy Winehouse Biography

Amy Winehouse (14 September 1983 - 23 July 2011)

Hailing from North London the vocal prodigy known as Amy Winehouse spent her early years balancing boyfriends and school just like most teenagers. However unlike her peers she was secretly maturing one of the most distinctive sets of vocal chords known to man.

Not being one to rest on her god given gift of vocal supremacy Amy's love of all things Jazz moulded her into the finished article we marvel at today. Vocally Amy's sound may be more suited to a 50's Manhattan basement club with swirling smoke and crushed velvet curtains but with her use of forefront beats and no surrender lyrics she is well and truly planted in the present.

Amy Winehouse knows she is a city girl and her debut album "Frank" (2003) holds no punches when it comes to delivery, scratchy beats interlaced with uplifting horns and a swinging Wurlitzer which perfectly balances the darker agonised lyrical content. The album also brought awards recognition with "stronger than me" winning a much converted Ivor Novello award for songwriting. Things were going well for Amy but they were about to get a damn site better with the release of her second album "Back to Black" (2006). For the second album Amy worked again with "Frank" producer Salaam Remi and also brought in, man of the moment, Mark Ronson.

Back to Black has been critically acclaimed across the world as well as bringing home 5 Grammy awards and a Brit award. All this success has bought its problems for Amy and her husband Blake Fielder-Civil their self destructive, drug laden life style has made them tabloid targets and has led to spells in jail and various other scrapes with the legal system.

Amy Winehouse was found dead at her London home on 23rd July 2011. The police report the cause of death is "as yet unexplained" and that her death was "non-suspicious".

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Amy Winehouse Reviews

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Amy Winehouse Festivals

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Tuesday

Amy is a very talanted and beautiful person. She is a classic with her unique voice and her style. She is the best female artist in my oppinion and opps I am 52. It's not only her father that needs to help her it is everyone she is in contact with. And for the rest of us we need to keep her health in our thoughts. As I have said before Amy don't get lost on the inside of your person. The maze on the outside is to great. Your young, talanted, and beautiful. Get tuff and conect to who you are not what you have become. Know that many people love and care about you and we are counting on you to take back yourself and your music. Sincerely, Tuesday

5 years 9 months ago
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VELAXTASY33

I PERSONNALLY LOVE AMY'S STYLE & MUSIC. SHE IS THA SH**. ITS COOL SHE LIKES TO PARTY BUT I REALLY THINK SHE SHOULD KEEPIT OFF CAMERAS A LITTLE. NOT BE A FAKE, LET ME MAKE MYSELF CLEAR; BUT NOT BE SO "PROUD" OF HER DRUG PROBLEM. SHE'S YOUNG NOW BUT SOME DAY SHE'S NOT GONNA WANT THIS TO HAUNT HER.........TELL IT FROM EXPERIENCE.....

6 years 3 months ago
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Chez

Boker tov. I am furious at the way people will not leave Amy alone! Amy is a talented young woman who needs help and support. All of the Amy "bashing" can do nothing but make her feel worse. Do people enjoying forcing others to the brink of no return?I love Amy. I know that inside of her is a lovely person who is screaming out for help. I truly hope she does go to Israel and gets the assistance she needs. Shalom

5 years 11 months ago
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Reading some of the headlines about Amy Whinehouse hitting or spitting on people. This is what I say to you if you are in arm reach of her being a super star stay away. I would feel threated If I had her fame and someone got to close to me. It is human nature to protect yourself. And as far as neighbors go I think they are just jealous and want in on a little action. Enjoy the art she is gifted with andand stop snooping most people have more exciting things in their lives than being a Snoopy neighbor.Amy keep singing and enjoy who you are. You are a beautiful and talanted young lady. Of course there are demons out there. You have to out wit and out smart them and when you start doing this you won't believe how your life will chage and look out the Music Industry because she is one very unusal and talant young lady. With deep respect for your peace at this time. Sincerely, Tuesday

5 years 9 months ago
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debby50plus

what the hell is wrong with these bloody sick minded people were was her security person RIP AMY THEY WILL BE FOUND

2 years 8 months ago
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Mikki Galz

Amy Winehouse is a rare diamond that comes along, once in a few decades. It saddens me that she has such poor coping skills that endangers her career. Thank goodness for her father and that record ex, Lucius Grainge for setting to the right path. It doesn't surprise me that record companies think about the bottom line, instead of the person. Winehouse's chaotic life only adds to the records sales. There are articles suggesting that her record company is insisting that she appear on the Grammys. I pray that Mr. Winehouse prevents this, and continues to help Amy with her healing.

6 years 2 months ago
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Sparkling Sea

Dear Amy,I´m desperate for Your Love...and that´s so unique...the problems with our lifes...we don´t allow us to be LOVED!Now I'm begging You to let me Love You!Dedicate Aretha Franklin "I Say A Little Prayer"...anders_stralsjo@telia.com

5 years 5 months ago
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I just found this picture of Amy on ebay uk:item number: 270362694511f**king incredible, should I bid? ;)I love her xxx

5 years 3 weeks ago
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Asubuhi

Amy Winehouse hat uns tolle Musik geschenkt und wird immer in unseren Herzen weiterleben!Roger Beleffi alias Missasubuhi

2 years 4 months ago
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Asubuhi

Amy Winehouse hat uns tolle Musik geschenkt und wird immer in unseren Herzen weiterleben!Roger Beleffi

2 years 4 months ago
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