Happy Birthday Amy Winehouse (R.I.P.)

Amy Winehouse
By Fionn Kidney 2009

Amy Jade Winehouse sunrise 9/14/1983, sunset 7/23/2011 both London, England.

Singer/songwriter.

First Brit to win 5 Grammys.

She was Jewish.

 

She was bulimic.

 

She was addicted to drugs, heroin , coke, and crack and an alcoholic.

 

She only released two albums, Frank and Back to Black.

 

She collaborated with Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def.

 

She idolized Sarah Vaughn and Tony Bennett and recorded a duet with the latter.

She was only 27 when she died in 2011 from alcohol poisoning.

 

“Love is a losing game”. Amy Winehouse

 

She didn’t think she was going to be famous.

Married and divorced.

 

Her biggest hit was Rehab and despite her declarations of ‘no’ in the song, she did in fact go to rehab a few times.

Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion, and blessings.

 

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