Best Musicians That Died at 27


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1Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
2Jim Morrison (The Doors)
3Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
4Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones)Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
5Janis JoplinJanis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
6Robert Johnson
7Ron Pigpen McKernan (Grateful Dead)
8Amy WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.
9Rudy Lewis (The Drifters)
10Peter Ham (Badfinger)

The Contenders

11Chris Bell
12Alan Blind Owl Wilson (Canned Heat)
13Jacob Miller (Inner Circle)
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