Amy Winehouse

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Amy Winehouse was an English singer, born in Enfield, London in 1983. She died on July 23, 2011 in London.

27 Apr, 2015
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Family disassociates from documentary

Makes Statement

Winehouse’s family disassociates from Amy, an upcoming documentary based on her life.

The Winehouse family would like to disassociate themselves from the forthcoming film about their much missed and beloved Amy…They feel that the film is a missed opportunity to celebrate her life and talent and that it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths. There are specific allegations made against family and management that are unfounded and unbalanced. 

5 Jul, 2014
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Foundation Working With Schools

The foundation created in Winehouse’s memory launches a drug and alcohol awareness scheme in Bournemouth secondary schools. Janis Winehouse, the mother of the deceased music star, said those involved in the initiative have the experience to really make a difference:

These people will be able to tell it like it is and this is where it brings it home. The foundation is giving these people the opportunity of employment and the chance to turn their lives around. It is the first step back into real life

Mitch Winehouse , who runs the foundation:

It is difficult because it’s bitter sweet because obviously we wish Amy was here but she is not so we have to make the best of a bad job.

13 Jun, 2014
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Foundation thank-you video

In response to former Mayor Jonathan Simpson’s tribute, the Amy Winehouse Foundation create a thank-you video. The video is a collaboration of various foundation individuals giving their personal thanks. Foundation member, Rowan Carnihan:

He has given his all – and some to his work with the Foundation. We’ve been so lucky to have him.

Thank you from the Amy Winehouse Foundation

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Mayor raises £70,000 Foundation record

During his Mayoral farewell speech, Camden Councillor Jonathan Simpson pays tribute to Winehouse. Simpson’s chosen charity is the Amy Winehouse Foundation, for which he breaks the record for most money raised in a year. In his speech he says

…the Queen of Camden’s legacy is going to live on for many, many years and it’s been a privilege supporting it.

Jonathan Simpson's farewell speech as Mayor

28 Apr, 2014
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Mother criticizes ex-husband

Interview

Winehouse’s mother criticizes Blake Fielder-Civil for giving an interview at her grave. Janis Winehouse feels that his actions, alongside the fact he failed to wear a kippah at the Jewish cemetery were disrespectful to their religion. Liberal Judaism, owners of the section of the cemetery, have apologized to the family.

Blake Fielder-Civil visits the grave of Amy Winehouse

27 Feb, 2013
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Jeremy Kyle Show

InterviewTV Appearance

Fielder-Civil talks about how he introduced his ex-wife to heroin and how he feels responsible for not being more stern with her when she asked to try it.

Then it got a lot worse while I was in jail and then when I came out of jail I was told that if I loved her I’d divorce her and set her free and I did

Blake Fielder-Civil Admits Giving Heroin to Amy Winehouse on Jeremy Kyle's Show

12 Feb, 2012
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Wins Grammy

Grammy

Winehouse and Bennett wins Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Body and Soul.

Tony’s collaboration with Amy meant so much to her and the family as well.

AMY WINEHOUSE GRAMMY WIN, PARENTS ACCEPT, THOUGHTS TURN TO WHITNEY HOUSTON

26 Oct, 2011
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Coroner: ‘alcohol toxicity’

Announcement

A London coroner rules Winehouse’s death cause by alcohol overdose. Despite noting that:

[Winehouse was an] intelligent, determined young woman who, at times, was able to successful abstain from alcohol.

she ruled that her death was “death by misadventure,” and noted that the inquest said Winehouse was more than five times over the legal limit, and that two large bottles and one small bottle of vodka were found in the bedroom of her London home. Winehouse’s parents were in the court to hear the verdict.

 

8 Aug, 2011
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People cover

tragedyWinehouse appears on the cover of People after dying of a drug addiction. Although she was talented, many speculated that her life would end early if she didn’t seek help.

Up until a couple of months ago, she was doing really well. And then she had a step backward and it spiraled. After the June incident, her European tour was canceled, and she retreated to her London home. She kind of became a recluse and spent most days at home writing.

23 Jul, 2011
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Dead at 27

DeathDeath Count

Police are called to Winehouse’s Camden Square apartment after calls reporting a deceased woman. Police state it is too soon to know if Winehouse died due to a drug overdose. Winehouse dies at age 27, the same age as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain.

10 Feb, 2008
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Wins Grammy

Grammy

Winehouse wins the Grammy for Record of The Year, Song of The Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for Rehab, Best Pop Vocal Album for Back To Black, and Best New Artist.

This is for London!

Amy Winehouse gets Five Grammys

19 Dec, 2006
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Back to Black

 Winehouse’s sophomore album releases with soulful heartbreak and love songs. The album includes the first single, Rehab, as well as Tears Dry On Their Own, Me &Mr. Jones, and Back to Black.

The last album was very like ‘Screw you, everything went wrong, I do what I want’, this album is a bit more like ‘We tried.’

20 Oct, 2003
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Frank

Amy-Winehouse-FrankAmy Winehouse releases debut album, Frank on Island Records. Produced by Salaam Remi, the majority of the songs are co-written by Winehouse. The album is a mix of jazz, pop, soul, and hip-hop. Singles from the album include “In my bed”, “You sent me flying” and “Help yourself”. Aside from being critically acclaimed, the album is nominated for various awards.

14 Sep, 1983
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Born in Enfield, London

Birth


Amy Jade Winehouse
is born in Chase Farm Hospital to Mitchell Winehouse, a taxi driver, and Janis Winehouse (née Seaton) a pharmacist. The family lives in London’s Southgate area. She attends the Susi Earnshaw Theatre school at age 9. She changes to Sylvia Young theatre school, she is expelled for piercing her nose and being rebellious at age 14.

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