fredag den 3. oktober 2014

Club 27

Club 27 is a group of popular musicians who died at the age of 27, the reason they died were often because of alchohol or drug abuse, sometimes even suicide. Brian Jones, Alan
Wilson, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison died between 1969 and 1971.

Although they thought there was a connection, the official death-age was not reported to the puplic press, and remained as a side note.
 It was untill the death of Kurt Cobain, which was about half a decade later, club 27 became an idea. To this day there is about 49 members of the club 27.

The most recent member of the club 27 is Amy Winehouse, she died the 23th July 2011, because of alchohol and drug abuse.

The song "28" by John Craige is about the club. Three of the verses is about to the deaths of Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain.

Here is a timeline over the most popular members of club 27.

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