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The 27 Club

THE 27CLUB NEEDSEATS.COM ROBERT JOHNSON DEATH: AUGUST 16TH 1938 Last Live Performance: August 16th, 1938 near Greenwood, Mississippi Most memorable Concert: Not sure if anyone's certain... Fact: His records didn't do well until after his first reissue of his records in 1961 BRIAN JONES (FORMALLY OF THE ROLLING STONES) DEATH: JULY 3RD 1969 Last Live Performance: December 11th 1968 at The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus Memorable Concert: December 11th 1968 at The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Circus Fact: He named, founded and formed The Rolling Stones JIMI HENDRIX DEATH: SEPTEMBER 18TH 1970 Last Live Performance: September 17th 1970 for an Informal jam at Ronnie Scott's Jazz club in SoHo Most memorable concert: Monday August 18th 1969 at Woodstock Fact: Hendrix learned to play guitar by practicing for several hours a day, watching others play, getting tips from more experienced players, and listening to records. JANIS JOPLIN DEATH: :OCTOBER 4TH 1970 Last live performance: August 12th, 1970 at Harvard Stadium in Boston, MA Memorable concert: June 17th 1967 at the Monterey International Pop Festival Fact: Her band the Big Brother and Holding Company were signed to Columbia records as a result of their performance at the Monterey International Pop Festival JIM MORRISON DEATH: JULY 3RD 1971 Last Live Performance: December 12th 1970 at The Warehouse in New Orleans Memorable Concert: December 9th 1967 at the New Haven Arena in New Haven Fact: First artist to be arrested during the middle of a performance RON'PIGPEN MCKERNAN FORMALLY OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD) DEATH: MARCH 8TH 1973 Last Live Performance: June 17th 1972 at the Hollywood Bowl Most Memorable Concert: Duet with Janis Joplin at the Filmore West in June 1969 Fact: Founding member of the Grateful Dead as well as the lyricist of "Turn on your Lovelight" DAVE ALEXANDER (FORMALLY OF THE STOOGES) DEATH: FEBRUARY 10TH 1975 Last Live Performance: August 7th 1970 at the Goose Lake International Music Festival Most Memorable Concert: All/Any. They were all notorious. Fact: Primarily responsible for composing "dirt" and "1970" on their Fun House album. KURT COBAIN DEATH: APRIL 5TH 1994 Last Live Performance: March 1st 1994 at Terminal 1 Munich, Germany Memorable Concert: Nirvana Unplugged November 18th 1993 Fact: Hailed the "The Voice of a Generation" AMY WINEHOUSE DEATH: JULY 23RD 2011 Last live performance: July 20th 2011 at the Itunes Music Festival in London England. Most Memorable Concert: July 2007 at the Vodafone Somerset House Fact: She borrowed her beehive hairdo and Cleopatra makeup from famous 60's girl group The Ronettes.

The 27 Club

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This is an infographic about all of the famous musicians that tragically died at the age of 27.




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