Saturday, July 23, 2011

Amy Winehouse 1983- 2011

Amy Winehouse, 27, Found Dead At Her London Flat

Sadly, there will no more sultry songs from Ms. Winehouse. Many saw this coming, but not this soon.



At July 23, 2011 2:02 PM, Blogger silly rabbit said...

This was the first thing I saw when I got on line today... on my email home page. It did not surprise me. Its sad though when someone has so much talent and loses control, then loses everything.

At July 23, 2011 2:50 PM, Blogger cube said...

I was a little surprised that it came this soon. I heard she had cleaned up her act after the disastrous performance in Serbia. I guess not.

At July 23, 2011 7:55 PM, Blogger Norma said...

Not sure I ever heard her sing. The only thing I'd ever known about her was drugs and trouble with the law.

At July 23, 2011 10:28 PM, Blogger IWASNTBLOGGEDYESTERDAY said...

really sad, so much talent.

untreated bipolar...everything just downhill from there I think.

such a waste.

At July 24, 2011 4:11 AM, Anonymous Patrick Carroll said...

It was inevitable I'm afraid.

At July 24, 2011 8:29 AM, Blogger cube said...

Norma: I don't know where your musical tastes lie, but she was very gifted musically and it's a shame she couldn't control her demons.

At July 24, 2011 8:54 AM, Blogger cube said...

IWASNTBLOGGEDYESTERDAY: I agree about the loss of such a great talent, but I didn't know she was bipolar. It's so sad.

Patrick Carroll: I guess we all saw it coming, but it's so sad that it came so soon. I had high hopes for next CD.

At July 24, 2011 10:08 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

My husband actually said he was surprised it didn't happen sooner.

I tend to agree.

At July 24, 2011 10:27 AM, Blogger Lauras Letters said...

Please join me and many of your friends at my new forum. We have a lot of things to discuss and get off of our chests. We want you to share your thoughts and opinions. ... We are excited to hear from all of you and hopefully make some new friends who share our passions and how we are going to put America back. On track.

At July 24, 2011 3:03 PM, Blogger cube said...

Brooke: I thought she'd wait until she was 28 and thus not make the 27Club. I'm just saying.

At July 24, 2011 3:05 PM, Blogger cube said...

Laura Letters: Yeah, I'm going to break a leg getting over to your site. Just hold your breath, OK?

At July 24, 2011 6:01 PM, Blogger beakerkin said...

I thought she was already dead. It was a matter of when with that level of drug addiction.

At July 24, 2011 6:36 PM, Blogger Leticia said...

It's rather sad that people who are blessed with so much talent destroy it with the use of drugs.

I had heard that she was literally "booed" because she was slurring through her songs in one of her final concerts..

It's truly sad.

At July 24, 2011 11:27 PM, Blogger dmarks said...

cube: Laura's been spamming this to about every blog I see, including entirely nonpolitical ones. All the exact same message, cut and pasted with no thought. Mere spam.

It's not even worth going to. It is one of those very difficult to use forum pages that does not allow any standard blog logins.

At July 25, 2011 9:15 AM, Blogger sue said...

Cube - Although I had really never heard her perform, I had still heard so much about her.

Although I knew she had struggled with drug use, it was still shocking - especially given her age.

At July 25, 2011 12:00 PM, Blogger Chuck said...

I wrote on this for later today.

I think it's a sad waste of a life.

At July 25, 2011 12:55 PM, Blogger cube said...

beakerkin: She now joins the 27Club. Very sad.

Leticia: Her European Tour was a flop when she was boo-ed off the stage in Bosnia. She ended up canceling the tour. I thought she was cleaning up her act. All very sad.

At July 25, 2011 12:58 PM, Blogger cube said...

dmarks: Thanks for the info. Spam is spam. I will just ignore it.

Sue: I loved her music. I was looking forward to more, but alas, like Janis Joplin & Jimmy Hendrix before her, I will never have the pleasure.

At July 25, 2011 4:52 PM, Blogger Z said...

It's a terrible tragedy. The reports on her now are sad to me, too, as if she had no choice and drugs just overtook her....not the best message I can think of for her younger fans.
"they want me in rehab, no, no, no....." apparently were the lyrics of her biggest hit.......
talk about prophetic.

Cube, your comment to Laura just about made me blow Coke (pardon the expression...I mean COCA COLA, of course! :-) all over my computer screen.
I got a comment the other day saying "you are invited to Follow Me". Ya, ....I'll get RIGHT over there and FOLLOW YOU!! (as if!) I don't know why that cracked me up !!

"Just hold your breath, alright?" HAAAAAAAA!!

At July 25, 2011 10:53 PM, Blogger sue said...

Cube - I am thinking about getting one of her cd's.

My husband and I were big fans of Janis Joplin. 'Me and Bobby McGee' has always been a special song to me.

At July 26, 2011 9:34 AM, Blogger cube said...

Z: I liked Winehouse's music; her lifestyle... not at all. She was a train wreck waiting to happen and, unfortunately for her, it happened.

I'm glad you liked my comment to Laura Letters, but I don't owe you a new keyboard... yet ;-)

At July 26, 2011 9:55 AM, Blogger cube said...

Sue: My first exposure to Amy Winehouse was her CD "Back To Black". I loved it when it first came out and I love it now.

Since I will never have any new music from her, I am going to find her earlier CD, "Frank".

Such a shame. My eldest daughter just turned 21... only a few years from Winehouse's age. I feel so bad about this poor child who just couldn't find her way despite her talent.


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