Amy Winehouse - The Day She Came to Dingle

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Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Back in 2006 on a stormy December night, Amy Winehouse flew to the remote, south-western corner of Ireland to perform for Other Voices, an acclaimed Irish TV music series filmed in Dingle every winter. Amy took to the stage of Saint James's church, capacity 85, and wowed the small, packed crowd with a searing, acoustic set of songs from Back to Black.

After leaving the stage, a relaxed and happy Amy spoke about her music and influences - Mahalia Jackson, Sarah Vaughan, Ray Charles and the Shangri-Las to name a few. Arena joined forces with Other Voices and went to Dingle to catch up with some of the people that Amy met on that day, including taxi driver Paddy Kennedy, her bass player Dale Davis and Rev Mairt Hanley of the Other Voices church.

This film showcases not only Amy herself, but the musical geniuses that inspired her to forge her own jazz pop style.

  • Amy Winehouse performs in Dingle for Other Voices, December 2006.

    Amy Winehouse performs in Dingle for Other Voices, December 2006.

Credits

Director
Maurice Linnane
Series Editor
Anthony Wall
Producer
Philip King
Producer
Tina Moran

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