“You know I’m know good,” the late, great Amy Winehouse once crooned on the record of the same name, and frankly, we wouldn’t have had her any other way. The soul singer matched her extraordinary talents and passionate vocals with an equally passionate and frequently tumultuous personal life. Between the myriad of ill-advised tattoos, frequent fights with on-off-on again hubby Blake Fielder-Civil, a devil-may-care attitude and, yes, a predilection for drugs and alcohol, the bee-hived Brit gave rock ‘n’ roll a bad girl it hadn’t seen since the grunge days. While it’s no secret that her bad girl behavior led to her tragically early demise, it’s her spunk, her fierce will, her effortless cool and, of course, those killer, no-holds-barred jazz vocals that we’ll be trying to emulate for years to come!
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