- Robert Johnson (1911-1938)
- Brian Jones (1942-1969)
- Alan “Blind Owl” Wilson (1943-1970)
- Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970)
- Janis Joplin (1943-1970)
- Jim Morrison (1943-1971)
- Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (1945-1973)
- Pete Ham (1947-1975)
How many musicians died at 27 years old?
Many of the 27 club musicians lived fast-paced lives, with the cause of death often caused by drug and alcohol abuse or suicide. Here is a list of all of the 27 Club musicians who lost (or ended) their life at 27 years of age.
Is Marilyn Monroe part of the 27 Club?
Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin. A cliché, yes, but a beseeching one nevertheless. Amy Winehouse’s death over the weekend – untimely sure, but no jaw-dropper – allowed her entry to a dodgy little clique known as the 27 Club.
Is Amy Winehouse part of the 27 Club?
But it wasn’t until Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died aged 27 in 1994 that the term ’27 Club’ was first coined. The club gained attention again in 2011 when Amy Winehouse died aged 27. When a celebrity dies aged 27, their name is often put forward to be included in the list, but there’s no official membership.