Amy Jade Winehouse or simply Amy Winehouse was an English Songwriter and Singer. She was known for her vocals and mixes of Jazz and Soul. In 2008, Amy became the first British woman to get 5 Grammy Awards. In 2011, Winehouse died of Alcohol poisoning just before her album became one of the best selling in UK chart history. Amy had 11 tattoos on her body. Let us explore them.
1. ‘Blake and the Pocket’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The word, “Blake” along with a pocket was inked on the left side of her chest.
Meaning: The tattoo represents her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil. After the divorce, she wanted to get it removed but never got around to it.
2. ‘The Horseshoe and Daddy’s Girl’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Amy had a horseshoe inked with the words, “Daddy’s Girl” on her left shoulder.
Meaning: Amy loved her father very much and the words stood for him
3.’ The Pin-up Girl’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Just below the horseshoe tattoo, Amy had the ink of a Pin-up girl. She was later asked to get it removed for a performance so she added a bra to the tattoo.
4. ‘The Girls and Hearts’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Amy’s right arm also had a tattoo of a girl with the name, “Cynthia” inked beside it and two little hearts over it. And a pin-up girl holding a hand fan beside the Cynthia tattoo.
Meaning: Cynthia was the name of Amy’s Grandmother to whom she dedicated her tattoo.
5. ‘The Feather’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of Amy’s left forearm had the ink of a feather.
Meaning: Amy explained that the feather symbolized bravery and courage.
6. ‘The Bird’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There was a tattoo of a bird sitting on a branch with musical notes and the words, “Don’t Clip my Wings” on the inner side of Winehouse’s right forearm.
Meaning: The tattoo showed a Bird singing with musical notes and the words represent the logo of the Amy Winehouse Foundation and website.
7. ‘The Lightning Bolt’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of her right wrist, Amy had the ink of a lightning bolt.
Meaning: Amy explained how the bolt symbolized a natural disaster and she just happened to like the tattoo so she got it.
8. ‘The Anchor’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There was a tattoo of an anchor on Amy’s belly with the words, “Hello Sailor” inked with the anchor.
9. ‘Betty Boop’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There was a tattoo of Betty Boop on Amy’s lower back.
Meaning: This was the first tattoo Amy got.
10. ‘American Eagle’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Amy’s upper back had a tattoo of an American Eagle with an Egyptian ankh.
Meaning: The ankh represented life along with the American Eagle with spread wings.
11. ‘The Heart and A’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Amy had inked a heart along with the letter A on her ring finger.
Meaning: The tattoo represented Ace of Hearts.