Forever 27 Club: Musicians Who’ve Passed at Age 27
Amy is the most recent troubled singer to join this “club.” She was found dead in her North London home, just shy of her 28th birthday (which would have been on September 14) . In honor of these brilliant artists, we look back at their legacies that they managed to accomplish in 27 short years.
Amy Winehouse reportedly passed away of a drug overdose on Sunday, July 23. Tragically and ironically her most famous song was “Rehab.”
Kurt Cobain’s death was ruled as suicide by a shotgun on April 5, 1994.
Jimi Hendrix’s autopsy showed he asphyxiated on vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine. He died on Sept. 18, 1970.
Janis Joplin is thought to have died on Oct. 4, 1970 of a heroine overdose.
The Doors front man Jim Morrison’s cause of death was deemed to be from heart trouble, though no autopsy was done. He passed on July 3, 1971.