1 Jimi Hendrix
Jimi 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 ...read more.
2 Jim Morrison (The Doors)
James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
Shame. The Doors were starting to get good again after a disappointment with The Soft Parade, as they had released Morrison Hotel and L.A. Woman, both very good albums, in the final two years of Morrison's life. Wish he hadn't died so early, I like The Doors. - Metarock
3 Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. 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 ...read more.
4 Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones)
Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones was an English musician, the founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
5 Janis Joplin
Janis 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.
6 Robert Johnson
Robert Leroy Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians.
7 Ron Pigpen McKernan (Grateful Dead)
8 Amy Winehouse
Amy 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. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.
9 Rudy Lewis (The Drifters)
10 Alan Blind Owl Wilson (Canned Heat)
11 Peter Ham (Badfinger)
12 Dave Alexander
13 Chris Bell
14 Jacob Miller (Inner Circle)
15 Freaky Tah