Top Ten Musicians Who Died Before 27 Years Old

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1Buddy HollyCharles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.V1 Comment
2TupacTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.
3Otis ReddingOtis Ray Redding, Jr. was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.
4Cliff BurtonClifford Lee "Cliff" Burton was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica from December 1982 until his death in September 1986.
5Duane AllmanHoward Duane Allman was an American guitarist, session musician, and co-founder and leader of the Allman Brothers Band until his death in a motorcycle crash in 1971, when he was 24 years old.
6Ian CurtisIan Kevin Curtis was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division.

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7Randy RhoadsRandall William "Randy" Rhoads was an American heavy metal guitarist who played with Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot.
8Sid ViciousJohn Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
9Notorious B.I.G.Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...read more.
10Bobby Fuller

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11Christina GrimmieChristina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 11th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.
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1. Buddy Holly
2. Otis Redding
3. Duane Allman
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1. Cliff Burton
2. Tupac
3. Buddy Holly
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