’27 Club’: Musicians Who Died At 27

'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Amy Winehouse
(CBS) Singer Amy Winehouse's death on July 23, 2011, at age 27 puts her in the tragic "27 Club" - famous musicians who all died at the same age. Winehouse, like many of the others was known for her drug and alcohol use. She was found dead of unexplained causes at her home in north London.
(Photo credit by AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana Grunge rocker Cobain fatally shot himself at his Seattle home in 1994, just weeks after recovering from a drug overdose. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Jim Morrison of The Doors "Light My Fire" singer Morrison was found dead in 1971 in the bathtub of his Paris apartment. His death is widely attributed to a heart attack, brought on by alcoholism and drug abuse, but an autopsy was never done. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones Jones, a Rolling Stones founder whose problems with drugs and alcohol were widely known, drowned in the swimming pool of his English estate in 1969. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Janis Joplin Joplin was found dead in 1970 in the bed of her motel room in Los Angeles The cause of death was listed as a heroin overdose, possible combined with alcohol. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Jimi Hendrix Hendrix, known for guitar work on such hits as "Purple Haze" and "Hey, Joe," choked on his own vomit in a London hotel room in 1970. He had taken sleeping pills and was drinking wine. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
'27 Club': Musicians Who Died At 27
Robert Johnson Johnson died on August 16, 1938, at the age of 27, near Greenwood, Mississippi. (Photo credit by AP Photo)
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