The 3 Best Amy Winehouse Duets

Though Amy Winehouse‘s career was short, she had several timeless duets. Her classic sonic style paired well with many artists. From rockstars to fellow soul singers, Winehouse knew how to pick a well-placed collaboration.

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From Mick Jagger to Tony Bennett, find our picks for the three best Winehouse duets below.

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1. “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” (with Mick Jagger)

Hearing The Rolling Stones deliver a cover of The Temptations’ “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” is enticing enough. Add Winehouse into the mix and you have a must-watch performance. The band tapped the vocalist to do this duet during their headlining slot at the Isle of Wright festival in 2007.

Winehouse and Jagger’s vocals are perfectly paired as they wail on this rendition of a soul classic. Both artists had a unique way of moving around the stage. This cover displays two masterful artists operating at full steam.

2. “Love is a Losing Game” (with Prince)

This rendition of “Love is a Losing Game” with Prince is a rarity–as evidenced by the audio-only video, below. Anything Prince ever had a hand in turned to gold. The rock icon was unparalleled. With “Love is a Losing Game” being one of Winehouse’s most soulful tunes, it stands to reason she would tap Prince to add even more emotion to the track.

3. “Body and Soul” (with Tony Bennett)

Winehouse is a new-generation soul icon. Tony Bennett is a classic soul icon. Putting the two together seems as natural as rain. The pair took on this jazz standard in 2011 for Bennett’s Duets II. The artists’ vocals intertwine in a stunning harmony. My life, a wreck, you’re making / You know I’m yours for just the takin’ / I’d gladly surrender / Myself to you, body and soul, they sing.

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