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cedarwood rd

from u2 posted in music by prof_improbable

10 Cedarwood Rd is the address of Bono's childhood home in Dublin. It's also the subject of the U2 song, "Cedarwood Rd."

The song was featured on Episode 42 of the Song Exploder podcast. No word on whether it will show up uninvited on the next Apple device launch.

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susi earnshaw theatre school

from amy winehouse posted in music by pete_nice

Founded in 1989 by journalist Susi Earnshaw and her musician husband David Earnshaw, this full-time private school specializes in academics and performing arts in Barnet, North London.

In 1992, Amy Winehouse attended the school after being urged to do so by her grandmother. Winehouse attended the school on Sundays for four years, taking vocal lessons and learning how to tap dance.

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the cobden club

from amy winehouse posted in music by pete_nice

Named after but unaffiliated with a political gentlemen's club that existed from 1886 to the 1970s, the Cobden Club was a bar/restaurant that opened its doors in 1996 and closed in the 2010s.

Amy Winehouse had a regular weekly gig at the club singing jazz standards in the early 2000s.

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chase farm hospital

from amy winehouse posted in music by pete_nice

Amy Jade Winehouse was born at this hospital on September 14th, 1983.

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amy winehouse house

from amy winehouse posted in music by pete_nice

On July 23, 2011, ambulances arrived at the home of Amy Winehouse after a call from her bodyguard in an attempt to rescusitate her. She was pronounced dead at the scene, with a blood alcohol level more than five times the legal driving limit (0.416%). A coroner's inquest reached a verdict of misadventure. She was 27 years old.

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