Amy Winehouse

8:20am

Wed October 26, 2011
The Two-Way

Alcohol Killed Amy Winehouse, Coroner Rules

Amy Winehouse in 2007.

Matt Dunham AP

There were no illegal drugs in singer Amy Winehouse's system when she died on July 23, a British coroner reported today.

Instead, the troubled 27-year-old suffered "death by misadventure" — a drinking binge.

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4:00pm

Fri October 14, 2011
The Record

How To Keep It Real When Making New Soul: Three Attempts

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 2:23 pm

The Alabama Shakes are one of a small batch of young artists taking a claim within one of pop's primary realms: retro-soul.

Courtesy of the artist.

I'm always bemused when people adopt a melancholy attitude about the twilight of "physical" music. I love record stores, because they bring people together to share discoveries, provide employment for music experts and serve as a great place for misfit arty kids (and grownups!) to hang out.

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6:00am

Sun July 24, 2011
Remembrances

Remembering Amy Winehouse

Transcript

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host: Fans of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse are mourning the loss of a singular but troubled talent today. The R and B sensation whose career was derailed by drug problems was found dead yesterday in London. She was just 27 years old. NPR's Allison Keyes reports.

ALLISON KEYES: The thing about Amy Winehouse that made people sit up and take notice wasn't just the thick black cat-eye makeup, her figure hugging outfits or the towering black beehive on her head. It was this:

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "YOU KNOW I'M NO GOOD")

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