Tribute to the lady with Ska appeal
Amy had a unique voice, a sad loss to all who loved her
She paid tribute to ska with songs such
monkey man, little rich girl
a talent taken from us in her prime
'hey little rich girl'
we will miss you
Amy Jade Winehouse
(14 September 1983 - 23 July 2011)
Amy was a talented english female singer/songwriter, blessed with powerful vocals Amy had the ability to perform a variety of music, R&B, Soul, Jazz and Ska music
Her first album in 2003, Frank was critically successful in the UK. In 2006 Amy's album, Back to Black, saw her receive six Grammy Award nominations, winning five awards, equallying the record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night.
This saw Amy become the first British female to win five Grammys, which including three of the "Big Four": Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. On 14 February 2007, Amy won a BRIT Award for Best British Female Artist. Well received by her fans.
Amy was also nominated for Best British Album. She also won the Ivor Novello Award on three occasions, one in 2004 for Best Contemporary Song, Musically and Lyrically for "Stronger Than Me", one in 2007 for Best Contemporary Song for "Rehab", also in 2008 for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for "Love Is a Losing Game", among other distinctions. The album was the third biggest seller of the 2000s in the United Kingdom.
Amy will be missed by many a truly talented lady, who struggled with her success, a tragic end to a young career which promised so much.
Her contribution to the Ska revival will be missed
'Poor Little Rich Girl'