Sep 142011

Had she lived, Amy Winehouse would have turned 28 today (and beaten the oft-discussed 27 Club for good). Instead, she passed in July, not long after recording what would be her final performance. It’s a version of ‘30s jazz standard “Body and Soul” with Tony Bennett. The video and single hit the Net today in honor of her birthday.

Winehouse looks healthy and happy in the video and delivers the goods vocally on a performance that would be tear-jerking even without the context. Watch the video below, along with a behind-the-scenes video where Winehouse talks about going to see Bennett live with her parents when she was younger.

Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett – Body and Soul

In the Studio with Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett

Buy “Body and Soul” on iTunes. Proceeds for the song go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation.

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