Amy Winehouse was born in London, Southgate on September 14, 1983, to mother Janis and Father Mitch. Amy had uncles who were jazz musicians on her mother’s side and so was surrounded by music growing up, her father also used to sing.
Amy enjoyed a varied collection of music whilst growing up, from James Taylor and Sarah Vaughan to American R&B and hip-hop, she even created her own rap group called Sweet ’n Sour.
For Winehouse’s album ‘Back to Black’, Amy put focus on girl groups from the 50s and 60s, whereas the previous albums focus was on jazz. On tour and in the studio,.
The album which features eleven tracks, took five months to complete and was released on 30 October 2006. In January 2007 it reached number one in the UK charts, falling after that and then reaching the Top 10 again in February 2007, it was the best-selling album in 2007 in the UK and sold 1.85 million copies within a year.
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Amy Winehouse was a rare talent who captivated audiences and listeners with her unique voice and style. With lyrics filled with insights into her feelings, Amy was loved the world over for he unmistakable sound.
Her personal life kept her in the headlines as well as her undisputed talent and the problems and flaws that she suffered from were there for all to see.
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