Mark Ronson In Amy Winehouse Dedication

During a London show
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Mark Ronson dedicated a recent London show to Amy Winehouse, playing a number of her songs.

Shooting back to number one in the way of Amy Winehouse's death, 'Back To Black' remains a pop classic. Defining the retro-soul template for a new generation, it turned the singer into an icon and launched Mark Ronson's career.

In many ways, Mark Ronson is still in the shadow of the globally successful album. The producer was left shattered by the death of the London singer, paying tribute to Amy Winehouse via Twitter.

Appearing onstage in London over the weekend (July 28th), Mark Ronson decided to play a number of the late singer's most memorable tracks.

According to the BBC, Mark Ronson was joined by a number of guest stars for an emotional show. Opening with 'Valerie' the producer invited the song's original author Dave McCabe of The Zutons onstage.

Speaking to the crowd, Mark Ronson praised Amy Winehouse' ability as a performer. "She made brilliant music, more than I'll make in my entire life," he said.

Continuing, the producer thanked the crowd. "It's really lovely getting to play some music here for you tonight" he said. "That's what makes everything better."

"I went to her service yesterday (Tuesday) and there was a rabbi that spoke and he said that somebody's life is measured in deeds and not years and that's the best thing I heard yesterday."

Finishing, the producer labelled Amy Winehouse "a genius" before dedicating the show to her memory. "The genius in that woman and what she shared with us is pretty special" he explained. "I'm not going to get all morbid on you. It's just nice to be playing music to people who like good music. She is my sister, wherever she is."

Elsewhere during the concert, Mark Ronson played 'Rehab' during a DJ set and then invited Rumble Strips singer Charlie Waller onstage for a full band version of 'Back To Black'.

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