Famous Musicians Dead at 27 (39 pics)

Posted in CELEBS       25 Jul 2011       40010       5

With the recent death of singer Amy Winehouse at the age of 27, the bizarre trend of rock stars and musicians in general dying at that age continues. The 27 Club is a group of rockers, started by the deaths of Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix, who all passed away at 27.

 

Amy Winehouse

Dead: July 23, 2011, 27 years and 313 days, probable heroin overdose

Brian Jones

Dead: July 3, 1969, 27 years and 125 days, drowned in a swimming pool

Band: Rolling Stones

Jimi Hendrix

Dead: eptember 18, 1970, 27 years and 295 days, asphyxiated on vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine

Band: The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Band of Gypsys

Janis Joplin

Dead: October 4, 1970, 27 years and 258 days, heroin overdose

Band: The Kozmic Blues Band and Full Tilt Boogie Band

Jim Morrison

Dead: July 3, 1971, 27 years and 207 days, cause of death listed as "heart failure"

Band: The Doors

Kurt Cobain

Dead: April 5, 1994, 27 years and 44 days, ruled as suicide by shotgun

Band: Nirvana

Other musicians dead at 27


Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson

Dead: September 3, 1970, Barbiturate overdose, possible suicide

Band: Canned Heat

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan

Dead: March 8, 1973, Gastrointestinal hemorrhage associated with alcoholism

Band: Grateful Dead

Les Harvey

Dead: May 3, 1972, Electrocution by live microphone after touching it with his wet hands

Band: Stone the Crows

Dave Alexander

Dead: February 10, 1975, Pulmonary edema

Band: Stooges



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Kaiks 9 year s ago
The last picture isn't Dave Alexander, That's Iggy Pop
       
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Analphilosopher 9 year s ago
sad.
       
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chrisbumble 9 year s ago
been listening to janis joplin then i heard the news.
       
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Guff 9 year s ago
48 is Gram Parsons who died at 26. Don't know who Stone the Crows are...

38 actually, sorry...
       
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lolzz 9 year s ago
#38 is just fail..
       
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