Mama Said

Album: Introducing Dionne Bromfield (2009)
Charted: 43


  • Dionne Bromfield is British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse's goddaughter. This cover of The Shirelles 1961 hit was her debut single, which she recorded at the age of 13. It was the first release on Winehouse's new Lioness label.
  • Amy Winehouse's last appearance on stage before her tragic death on July 23 2011 featured her supporting Dionne in a performance of this song. Video footage shows Amy shimming and coaxing cheers from the audience, as her goddaughter sings the tune at London's Roundhouse on July 20th.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Timothy B. Schmit of the EaglesSongwriter Interviews

Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?

90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TVSong Writing

Shows like Dawson's Creek, Grey's Anatomy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the way songs were heard on TV, and produced some hits in the process.

Chris TomlinSongwriter Interviews

The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.

Rock Revenge SongsMusic Quiz

John Lennon, Paul Simon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are some of the artists who have written revenge songs. Do you know who they wrote them about?

Donald FagenSongwriter Interviews

Fagen talks about how the Steely Dan songwriting strategy has changed over the years, and explains why you don't hear many covers of their songs.

Richard MarxSongwriter Interviews

Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.