Posts tagged "27 club"

5 Theories On Why 27 Is A Treacherous Age For Musicians

As has been noted countless time in the past 48 hours, Amy Winehouse is not the first talented musician to die tragically at the age of 27. There's even a name for this subset—The 27 Club or Forever 27—and some of its members include Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Bria…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2011

RIP: Amy Winehouse Found Dead At Age 27

Extremely sad news out of the UK today: singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home at the age of 27. Though the cause of her death is unknown at this time, Winehouse had a well-documented history of alcohol and drug abuse, going to treatment as recently as May. Last month,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2011