Jimi HendrixOn September 18, 1970, the guitar legend asphyxiated on his own vomit after combining sleeping pills with wine. Age: 27.
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.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 CobainThe 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 WinehouseThe "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."