So Amy Winehouse's Dad Is Crooning at Yoshi's Next Week

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Mitch and Amy Winehouse
​Two months after the death of troubled British soul singer Amy Winehouse, the star's almost-famous father, Mitch, is back on the road with his own project and performing live. He'll be celebrating the release of his debut album -- a collection of jazz standards and gems -- at Yoshi's S.F. on Sept. 28.

Surprised? Us too. The elder Winehouse kicked off a singing career in the wake of his daughter's rise to stardom. And he's not shy about that. "Well of course I wouldn't be in this position without Amy," he says in a press release. But perhaps more surprising is that he's hitting the road relatively quickly after the traumatic, still-mysterious passing of his daughter. (And it's a little strange that his tour release says absolutely nothing about her death.)

The elder Winehouse has been in the news lately mostly for assembling a foundation in Amy's honor. Apparently he's also touring to promote his new album, Rush of Love, which sounds like this:

Amy's 28th birthday would have been Sept. 14. Mitch went on CNN that day to discuss her death, the foundation, and his family's relations with her incarcerated ex-beau, Blake Fielder-Civil.

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1330 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

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Badjournalism
Badjournalism

Don't expect any of these self righteous writers to acknowledge that. They're the equivalent of fox news for liberals.

Wwlsr
Wwlsr

umm, first off.. Mitch started all this long before Amy passedSecondly, that's a pic of Mitch with Amy's Wax statue -- NOT Amy herself*rolls eyes*

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