Amy Winehouse Episode 5: First Impressions with Mark Ronson, Hitting the Paparazzi Where It Hurts, and an Out of Control Hurricane

When Amy Winehouse first met with producer Mark Ronson, their candid conversation would become a musical legend. That fateful meeting led to a career-defining song, a critically acclaimed album, and a creative vision that would cement her place in the pop pantheon. It gave her confidence to wage a war against the people who were hurting her the most – and win. But that momentum would prove no match for the steady stream of challenges, from old habits to hurricanes, that refused to disappear.

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Amy Winehouse: A Losing Game, by Mick O’Shea

Amy Winehouse: The Untold Story, by Chloe Govan

Amy, dir. Asif Kapadia (2015)

Amy Winehouse to make live comeback with London dates (The Guardian)

The real story behind Amy Winehouse’s song ‘Rehab’ (The Things)

Mark Ronson on Howard Stern (YouTube)

Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back to Black’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know (Rolling Stone)

How Mark Ronson helped Amy Winehouse produce the best soul album of the 2000s (GQ)

We Need to Talk About Amy Winehouse’s Eating Disorder and Its Role in Her Death (Pitchfork)

Amy Winehouse Attacks Paparazzi in London (Gigwise)

Amy Winehouse’s husband Blake Fielder-Civil released from jail (NME)

Amy Winehouse went into ‘deep decline’ after Blake Fielder-Civil went to prison as dad Mitch tried to have her sectioned (The Sun)

Amy Winehouse’s home burgled (The Guardian)

Amy Winehouse wins court ban on paparazzi at her home (The Guardian)

The Tragic Real-Life Story of Amy Winehouse (Grunge)

Documentary Seeks to Free Amy Winehouse from Her Tabloid Legacy (NPR)

Amy’s Disastrous Comeback (YouTube)

Amy Winehouse comeback gig cut short (The Guardian)

Island of lost souls (The Guardian)

“Two Days of Rain”: A Visit to the 2009 St. Lucia Jazz Festival (Playbill)

Amy Winehouse Arrested, Charged with Assault for 2008 Incident (MTV)

Amy Winehouse arrested (The Guardian)

Police arrest Winehouse for assault (The Guardian)

Winehouse facing ‘humiliation’ (News24)

Will Amy Winehouse live long enough to make her next album? (Daily Mail)

Amy Winehouse cancels homecoming gig (The Guardian)

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