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Re: Amy Winehouse found dead in flat

I thought this thread was closed for good a few days ago.
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I thought this thread was closed for good a few days ago.
Pretty sure it was closed when I saw it too....
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Re: Amy Winehouse found dead in flat

At the risk of many groans....

It is of course sad that Amy is dead and it is a waste of a life which is never good, but we have not lost a great talent.
She was a very good singer of other peoples songs, not much talent needed for that. Sorry, but it had to be said.
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Old 29.07.2011, 12:19
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Pretty sure it was closed when I saw it too....
Sometimes a Moderator sees that the posts in a Thread are becoming too aggressive or folk are getting 'too involved'. He/she might then temporarily close the Thread to give everyone a break without resorting to banning, masses of PMs or similar actions. Later the Thread may be re-opened and if it gets back on track will be left. If the same thing happens again, it will probably be permanently closed.
Does this answer the question which, -er, no-one asked?
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Sometimes a Moderator sees that the posts in a Thread are becoming too aggressive or folk are getting 'too involved'. He/she might then temporarily close the Thread to give everyone a break without resorting to banning, masses of PMs or similar actions. Later the Thread may be re-opened and if it gets back on track will be left. If the same thing happens again, it will probably be permanently closed.
Does this answer the question which, -er, no-one asked?
I'd appreciate if we could stay on topic yeh?
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If someone wants to take her as a role model - great - she went off to find a band to play music and sing - that's awesome, for me that's a better 'role model' than a guy who just did as his parents wanted - to be a banker or a farmer or whatever to please people...


Really ? Seriously ?



At least the ''people-pleasing banker'' (an oxymoron, by the way) is still alive...
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Re: Amy Winehouse found dead in flat

No, No, No. It was good that she followed her dream and didn't become a 0815 ant. I have the upmost respect for people who take a risk in order to live their dream - even if they fail at least they tried.

It is something I should have done 30 years ago and didn't have the balls.
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At the risk of many groans....

It is of course sad that Amy is dead and it is a waste of a life which is never good, but we have not lost a great talent.
She was a very good singer of other peoples songs, not much talent needed for that. Sorry, but it had to be said.
Um singer of other people's songs? She wrote most her music herself...
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Um singer of other people's songs? She wrote most her music herself...
No she didn't. It was mainly written by a production team.
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No she didn't. It was mainly written by a production team.
Did she write her own songs?
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No she didn't. It was mainly written by a production team.
sorry but I dont agree.. Especially with regards to the album 'Frank'.. She definitely wrote those songs..
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Did she write her own songs?
No she wrote some words which other people helped turn into finished songs.

Besides the point, she died which is a waste of a life, but not the end of the world as we know it. No reason to turn her into a legend.
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No she wrote some words which other people helped turn into finished songs.

Besides the point, she died which is a waste of a life, but not the end of the world as we know it. No reason to turn her into a legend.
It's not besides the point, as you are putting to judgement her recognition as a writer.

Either prove it or STFU.
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Re: Amy Winehouse found dead in flat

Ok moderators, probably time to close this thread again.
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It's not besides the point, as you are putting to judgement her recognition as a writer.

Either prove it or STFU.
Winehouse's debut album, Frank, was released on 20 October 2003. Produced mainly by Salaam Remi, many songs were influenced by jazz and, apart from two covers, every song was co-written by Winehouse.

The key is in the 'co-written'. She was signed by A&R and turned over to a production team to work on songs apparently.

But I say again, it is not the point. The point is she died needlessly and that is a waste.
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You prove she didnt as you are the one making the initial statement, prove that she didn't compose most of her songs herself. And why not leave this thread alone & start a different one as this thread isnt about your kind of comments.
My comments were that it was a needless waste of a life and is regrettable. Which is what this thread was all about.
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Winehouse's debut album, Frank, was released on 20 October 2003. Produced mainly by Salaam Remi, many songs were influenced by jazz and, apart from two covers, every song was co-written by Winehouse.

The key is in the 'co-written'. She was signed by A&R and turned over to a production team to work on songs apparently.

But I say again, it is not the point. The point is she died needlessly and that is a waste.
So you are saying that on the Beatles Lennon or McCartney didn't write their own stuff`?

As long as her name is on the list, she is a WRITER.
Unless you have something like Lennon's interview on Playboy regarding to what measure who wrote what, you are just spouting heresay.. please keep that to yourself.
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Winehouse's debut album, Frank, was released on 20 October 2003. Produced mainly by Salaam Remi, many songs were influenced by jazz and, apart from two covers, every song was co-written by Winehouse.

The key is in the 'co-written'. She was signed by A&R and turned over to a production team to work on songs apparently.

But I say again, it is not the point. The point is she died needlessly and that is a waste.
This is a direct copy/paste from wikipedia by the way. Just so there is no misunderstanding. That is not to say it is wrong or right, but it has some pedigree.
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Re: Amy Winehouse found dead in flat

I really don't think her death is a waste of anything.. She left her mark while she was alive and therefore it is by no means a waste.. Tragic yes but not a waste.

I wrote a blog entry about her yesterday :http://nadiaswiss.blogspot.com/2011/07/ode-to-amy.html

Might seem contrived to some but as a big fan of hers, it was important to me..
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