Amy Winehouse: You Donít Know What You Got Till Itís Gone
At around 4 P.M. last Saturday, troubled singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment. The immensely talented singer had a long bout with drug abuse and was diagnosed with Emphysema back in 2008, a diagnosis that begged for an end to smoking in particular. Winehouseís death brings many things to mind. What did her presence mean? What does her exit mean? How do we reconcile them?
I remember when I first heard her, eight years ago. No fantastic story about a jazz club in London or some Easy Village hangout. Just a few hours of dialup down loading on Napster, Soulseek or whatever was hot back then in the days before broadband was everywhere[...]
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