Amy Winehouse`s dad hospitalised

Updated: Aug 11, 2010, 09:24 AM IST

London: Pop singer Amy Winehouse`s father has pulled out of a jazz concert in Scotland after falling ill during a vacation in Spain.

Former London taxi driver Mitch Winehouse was due to launch his tour with a singing gig in Edinburgh, reports a news website.

The 60-year old is currently in hospital for diagnosis.

"It appears to be food poisoning or gastroenteritis. His manager is now on his way to see him in hospital," said a spokesperson.