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Old 07-23-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Singer Amy Winehouse dies at age 27

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She also joins the 27 club:

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Old 07-23-2011, 01:01 PM   #2
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it doesn't come as a surprise.
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Old 07-23-2011, 01:31 PM   #3
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wow, i'm also not surprised, but that's terrible news. She was really talented
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Old 07-23-2011, 03:32 PM   #4
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I just have to wonder how many young, talented people need to die from drugs and alcohol before they start realizing that they're NOT immortal.
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Old 10-26-2011, 10:52 AM   #6
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No real surprise here, she died of alcohol poisoning: Inquest: Singer Amy Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning - CNN.com

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The pathologist's tests revealed that Winehouse's blood-alcohol level was 416 milligrams per 100 milliliters of blood. The level considered lethal is 350 milligrams per 100 milliliters of blood, and the legal limit to drive in Britain is 80 milligrams of alcohol.
I don't think I've ever heard of someone with a BAL as high as .416 and surviving it...
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Singer Amy Winehouse dies at age 27

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The biggest surprise is that she would even be remotely considered as a member of the 27 club. People aged 27 die all the time, but not all are automatically part of that club. I've always seen the 27 club as people who made a contribution to music, and changed the way people look at it. Winehouse was a bimbo from day one. Her "best" song was even about her not going to rehab, wasn't it? Something she clearly needed.

As far am I'm concerned, it's barely a thought in my mind. Sorry to offend if it does, but it's true.
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I don't think I've ever heard of someone with a BAL as high as .416 and surviving it...
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The biggest surprise is that she would even be remotely considered as a member of the 27 club. People aged 27 die all the time, but not all are automatically part of that club. I've always seen the 27 club as people who made a contribution to music, and changed the way people look at it. Winehouse was a bimbo from day one. Her "best" song was even about her not going to rehab, wasn't it? Something she clearly needed.

As far am I'm concerned, it's barely a thought in my mind. Sorry to offend if it does, but it's true.
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Is it sad that I had absolutely no idea who she was until she died and it was all over the news? Is is sad that I've never knowingly heard one of her songs, and didn't even investigate into who she was after she died?
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