Thursday, July 28, 2011

27 Club

Jimi Hendrix
On September 18, 1970, the guitar legend asphyxiated on his own vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine.  Age: 27.

Janis Joplin
At the height of her career, Joplin was known as The Queen of Rock and Roll. The "Piece of My Heart" singer died on October 4, 1970 from a heroin overdose.  Age: 27.

Jim Morrison
Though no autopsy was performed after he died on July 3, 1971, The Doors' lead singer's death was listed as "heart failure."  Age: 27.

Kurt Cobain
The Nirvana singer and guitarist committed suicide on April 5, 1994. His body was found three days later at his Lake Washington home by an electrician who came to install a security system.  Age: 27.

Amy Winehouse
The "Rehab" singer was found dead in her Camden Square apartment on July 23, 2011. The cause of her death is not yet known.  Age: 27.
Freak-y, to say the least.  

And what did we learn today, class?? Everything in moderation, including "Drugs, Sex & Rock N' Roll."

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