Although Amy Winehouse rose to fame in 2007 thanks to the album Back to Black, from the beginning of his career he showed great influence in the old school of jazz, blues, R&B and other genres classics that this 2020 have taken on some importance with new feminist voices that, precisely, mention Winehouse as their greatest influence.

Amy Winehouse, born on a day like today but in 1983, conquered the world with the versatility of her voice and a fusion of musical genres. Sadly, the British singer only released two albums before her death in July 2011 (at age 27), but she left a huge amount of rarities scattered among which we find covers that reveal those artists who inspired his vintage style.

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Amy Winehouse at the MTV Movie Awards in 2007. / Photo: .

Among the covers of Amy there are several collaborations such as the tribute to “Valerie” by The Zutons next to Mark Ronson (producer of Back to Black), a sober and elegant version of “All My Loving” by The Beatles, and of course we cannot forget his great interpretation of “Hey Little Rich Girls” by The Specials with which he puts a different spin on this ska anthem.

It is not a secret that Amy Winehouse He loved to cover songs that had decades of history, as they showed him the way to music to become one of the most relevant voices in recent years. That is why we want to remember Amy with 10 of her best covers, chosen from a wide repertoire in her few but quite influential years in the industry.

‘All My Loving’ (The Beatles)

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‘Valerie’ (The Zutons)

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‘(There Is) No Greater Love’ (Billie Holiday)

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‘Our Day Will Come’ (Ruby and the Romantics)

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‘I Heard It Through the Grapevine’ (Marvin Gaye)

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‘A Song For You’ (Leon Russell)

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‘Cupid’ (Sam Cooke)

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‘Don’t Go To Strangers’ (Etta Jones)

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‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ (Ella Fitzgerlad)

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‘Hey Little Rich Girl’ (The Specials)

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What other Amy Winehouse cover would you add to the list?