Father Mitch Winehouse Speaks to Media on Anniversary of Jewish Singer Amy Winehouse's Death
As a year passes since the death of singer Amy Winehouse, at the age of 27, fans have been paying their respects, and her father Mitch has spoken about his feelings at this time. Amy Winehouse's dad , Mitch Winehouse: "How is it going to be, it is going to be very difficult, I am spending the day with my family and friends and we are going in the evening about 7.45pm, we are going to Amy's house, with our Rabbi, we will say Jewish prayers which is normal, annually for the passing of a loved one. Then we will go to Amy's favorite, there will be hundreds of people outside Amy's house, and we will spend time with all of Amy's fans and then we are going to go to Amy's favorite jazz bar in London, 'Jazz After Dark' and we are going to have a party there." The star had shot to fame in 2006 with the album 'Back to Black', whose blend of jazz, soul, rock and classic pop was a global hit. It won five Grammy awards and made Winehouse - with her black beehive hairdo and old-fashioned sailor tattoos - one of music's most recognizable stars. However, she never quite managed to overcome her personal problems, and despite having apparently beaten her drug dependency, her drinking remained the problem which brought about an untimely death, which gave millions across the world cause to reflect on the tragic waste of a talent.